Kat Holmes

Dir of Inclusive Design
Microsoft

Kat Holmes was named one of Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business for 2017. She is best known for her thought leadership in reexamining disability and diversity as a source of innovation. With over 15 years of experience in technology, she interweaves design, engineering, and business methods to create breakthrough products and processes. She leads organizations in identifying simple, transformative human insights that result in differentiated customer experiences. Her work centers around three core values:

1. There's no such thing as an average human being.
2. People should be in the lead, not just the center, of technology.
3. Work with people who you enjoy being around. Make something worth making. Have fun.

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