Katie Payer is a big picture thinker and detailed do-er with extensive experience developing experiential programs, building content, and designing events in an innovative environment. She has led marketing, communication, curriculum development, event planning and program creation for more than ten years.

Previously, Mrs. Payer was the Vice President of Communications at Young Americans Center for Financial Education, a non-profit focused on teaching young people the benefits of personal finance and entrepreneurship. She spent several years working for the Cleantech Open in various roles scaling the organization nationally and globally, and before that worked for the San Jose Sharks Media Relations team.

Katie graduated from Santa Clara University with degrees in marketing and communication. She resides in Denver, Colorado with her husband and daughter.