Kathy Pham


Company: Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
Role: Session Presenter

Kathy Pham is a computer scientist, product manager, and leader with a love for developing products, running operations, hacking bureaucracy, building teams, exploring data, researching healthcare, and weaving service and advocacy into all aspects of life. Currently, as a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard, Kathy explores the social impact responsibility of engineers and the intersection of technology and government.

Kathy was a founding product and engineering member of the United States Digital Service, a 2013 tech startup at the White House. She sits on the advisory boards of the Anita Borg Institute Local, and the “Make the Breast Pump Not Suck” initiative. Kathy has held roles in product, engineering, and data science at Google, IBM, and Harris Healthcare. Previously, Kathy founded the Cancer Sidekick Foundation, placed first at Imagine Cup representing the United States with a sentiment analysis news engine, and was invited as the First Lady’s guest to the 2015 State of the Union. She has also been spotted at the After-Hours Gaming League finals for StarCraft II and hosting Formula 1 Racing hangouts.

Kathy holds both Master and Bachelor of Computer Science degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, and Supélec in Metz, France.

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