Kate joined 23andMe in 2015 in the newly created role of privacy officer and corporate counsel. Her responsibilities include: developing, implementing, overseeing, and maintaining comprehensive privacy and data use policies, practices and procedures for the company.
Prior to 23andMe, Kate spent two years with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) where she was responsible for developing and updating national privacy and security requirements. Before ONC, she was staff attorney for the Health Privacy Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT).
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