Kate is a UX Researcher at Wombat Security Technologies. Previously, Kate was a web and UX designer at Turnitin where she strives to create a user-focused approach to designing marketing and web materials. Prior to Turnitin, she worked as a UX designer at Nowait, a casual dining restaurant app recently acquired by Yelp, and Think Through Learning, recently acquired by Imagine Learning. She’s also worked as a marketing designer and communications specialist in higher ed prior to joining the Pittsburgh startup scene. Though she started her education as a history major, she discovered a love of web design and user research while completing her MS in Information Science and MA in New Media Communications at Syracuse University.