Katie Katz

Chief People Officer

Katie is responsible for the Aduro employee experience, including recruiting and people operations. Katie designs programs that help our team thrive and it’s her mission to support Aduro as it grows. Katie has expanded the Aduro team sevenfold, scaling Aduro from 40 to 275 team members.

People are at the core of what we do at Aduro and I’m proud of the company and culture we have created here. Not only are we adding members to the team, but we are consistently investing in the current team’s growth and development.”

– Katie Katz, Chief People Officer

Prior to joining Aduro Advisors

Prior to Aduro, Katie has dedicated her career to supporting small to medium-sized start-ups in high growth mode. She spent five years in People Operations at CreativeLive, a VC-backed online creative education company. While there, the company doubled in size and she was responsible for supporting both the people and business operations functions. Her earlier roles include office management at a non-profit, Samasource, and opening and operating group fitness training studios.

Katie has completed coursework in Psychology and Business Administration at San Francisco State University. Outside the office, you can find Katie in constant motion with her husband, two kids and two dogs. Beyond family time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, reading, gardening, and exercise.