Kathy was at Perforce as the Vice President of Engineering. She was hired to lead the entire technical team including development, documentation, training, and support. She is also on the board of Girls Inc. of Alameda County, and shares their mission to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Kathy has more than 20 years of technical management experience. Her startup experience includes developing technical teams at Ingres, Illustra, and Cohera. Kathy’s Illustra experience included successfully integrating Illustra QA with Informix QA as well as taking the lead in shaping the overall direction of Informix Server system and stress test strategies. At Cohera, Kathy was Director of QA and Configuration Management and was actively involved in leading and developing emerging groups such as support, MIS, and Pubs. As Director of Java Object Services at Charles Schwab, Kathy built a Java Performance, Web, QA and Training consulting team.