As a Senior Analyst at High Alpha Innovation, Katie identifies, researches, validates and advances opportunities to launch startups with corporate partners. She holds a B.S. in Bioengineering and an M.B.A in Entrepreneurship from the University of Missouri, where she found a love for the startup community and early-stage funding. She has spent the majority of her career captivated by innovation methodologies and applying them in medical device, healthcare, and non-profit industries. Katie lives in Lander, Wyoming, where she and her boyfriend run an Airbnb marketed towards rock climbers who work remotely.