Kate Rutter is teaching the workshop “Become a Sticky-Note Ninja.”
Kate Rutter is a senior practitioner at Adaptive Path. As one who actively embraces the term “specialized generalist,” she has spent her ten plus years in the Web industry honing a talent for bringing companies and customers closer together by working to create smart strategies and inventive designs.
Kate’s diverse and intense interests are constantly taking her and her clients to new places. Her background spans technology, marketing, interactive media, and business management. In these fields, Kate has worked in a variety of milieus, from corporations, to start-ups and nonprofit institutions. Her work has helped these organizations grow, change and successfully chart new paths in ambiguous times and shifting markets.
Before joining Adaptive Path, Kate spent several years as a consultant focusing on web strategy and design. Prior to that, she was the Director of Business and Operations for The Crucible, a landmark nonprofit arts organization in the East Bay creative scene. During the bubble, Kate was Senior Director of E-business Development and Operations at Epicentric in San Francisco.
Kate attended Wellesley College, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art. She finds inspiration in a wide variety of subjects, including semiotics, textile arts, origami, code, urban design, fire, and other dangerous things. She is an active community leader as well as a formidable welder.