Kathryn is an Advisory Designer for the IBM Mobile Innovation Lab in Austin, Texas. She is an award-winning designer and is passionate about near-future technology and building electronics and smart objects. She has published tutorials and articles about her projects in Make: Magazine, Fast Company, Timeout New York, and in multiple books including Make: The Best of Volume 2 and Making Simple Robots. She regularly speaks about Design Thinking, Prototyping, and User Experience Design. In her spare time, Kathryn volunteers to get girls involved in STEM fields through participating in career panels, facilitating workshops, and speaking.