Kate Carruthers is a technologist, marketer, entrepreneur, and educator who blogs at katecarruthers.com and can be found on Twitter @kcarruthers.

With extensive experience in senior executive roles for diverse organisations such as GE, AMP, Westfield and State Government she is currently working with big data, strategic business intelligence and data governance at UNSW Australia. Kate has also lectured in postgraduate business and accounting at Macquarie University and taught TAFE level courses in business and management.

She is Co-Founder of Social Innovation Sydney and MooresCloud. Kate sometimes feels like being a revolutionary cat.

Kate is a long standing member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and was a Senior Member of the Australian Computer Society. She was on the Advisory Board for the Schools of Computer Science & Software Engineering and Information Systems & Technology at the University of Wollongong for a number of years before joining UNSW Australia.

This is my personal blog and information presented here is of a general nature and represents my own independent opinion.

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This blog only contains my personal views, thoughts and opinions. It is not endorsed by any employer or client nor does it constitute any official communication by or for anyone else.

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