Katie is cofounder of the boutique insights, innovation and strategy firm WatersonGarner. At the core of WatersonGarner is a drive to humanize business, uncovering and using real human stories to inspire breakthrough innovation and business results. WatersonGarner works with clients across many categories in consumer packaged goods, retail, health and technology.
Prior to cofounding WatersonGarner, Katie served as the director of strategy and innovation at Capital Impact Partners, working with the world’s most influential foundations and government agencies to identify innovative organizations driving disruption in health care, education, healthy foods and housing to scale and replicate their efforts across the country. As vice president of consulting for Peer Insight and Motiv, Katie partnered with companies like P&G, L’Oreal, Microsoft, BEHR and AARP on customer segmentation, brand and business model strategy.