Catherine leads strategy for Libraries and Museums globally within Microsoft’s Education division. In this roleher goal is to leverage technology to further the missions of Libraries and Museums globally in attracting visitors, optimizing the visitor experience, supporting research, serving the community, improving operations and exploring emerging opportunities for Libraries and Museums as their role is defined in a continually changing world. Catherine was most recently Chief Digital Officer at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. In that position, she led the digital transformation of the Museum for 7 years, as part of a 25 year career in technology across a variety of industries. Catherine has had a lifelong love and interest in technology and its ability to optimize outcomes across all aspects of life and society. Catherine is originally from Sydney, Australia, holding a B. Business (Accounting) from the University of Technology, Sydney and a M. Sc Business Analytics (Data Science) from Syracuse University.