• Katie has over 12 years of experience in technology, startups, and venture capital, with a broad knowledge of communications and marketing. She’s spent most of her career supporting entrepreneurs at various stages of growth, and has developed a well-rounded background in roles spanning management, operations, partnerships, and early-stage investing. 


    She has a successful track record developing programs with impact and scale, including the global rollout of Techcrunch’s Startup Battlefield. Katie also served as the Managing Director of MEST, a Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator. 


    As Kauffman Fellows' Director of Content and Communications, Katie leads all current brand marketing, digital communications, and research efforts while also supporting KF's global network of Fellows with their personal brand and firm MarCom strategies.

Katie Sarro
Director of Content & Communications