Wherever you go,
there you are.

—Buckaroo Banzai

About Kathy Keating

Kathy Keating is a mission-driven technology executive, bringing three decades of experience in HRTech, FinTech and HealthTech industries. Most of the software products she and her teams have built are still in production today.   As a two-time founder with an exit, she is a forward-thinking leader committed to steering and empowering high-performing teams to cultivate great culture and deliver successful results.

Kathy has been at the helm of many visionary strategies, transformations, strategic partnerships, pivotal initiatives, turnarounds, and out of the box problem solving leading growing companies to scale quickly and effectively including at such companies as Monster, Webroot, Autopay, and Ad Hoc. Kathy has led both Product and Engineering (CTPO) multiple times in her career .

Kathy is a Fractional CTO, CTO Advisor, and Executive Coach.  She assists startups and scaleups to optimize their product engineering operations so that they can deliver quickly and effectively.  Kathy also has played the Interim CTO for companies to help them bridge the gap during a transition.

Kathy gives openly of her knowledge and time to founders and executives in the startup, growth and technology leadership ecosystem.  She is a global mentor within the Techstars ecosystem and holds multiple advisory positions. She is an active member of two organization boards.

Kathy holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Engineering from University of Arizona with an emphasis in artificial intelligence. She also holds additional relevant certifications in Data Science, Entrepreneurship and Ontological Coaching.

Kathy is an articulate communicator, both in writing and speaking, with an innate ability to cultivate and maintain a strong network with the tech ecosystem and with industry experts. Kathy lives in Colorado.

Executive Leadership
  • Business Strategy Development
  • Product Development & Launch
  • Product Engineering Operations
  • Board & Investor Relationships
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Vendor Partnerships
  • Technical Due Diligence
  • Turnarounds & Rapid Growth
Product Engineering Operations
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Team Collaboration & Leadership
  • Complex Technical Systems Architecture
  • Technology at Scale
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Security, Compliance
  • Risk, & Governance
  • SaaS, B2B & B2B2C
Coaching & Mentoring
  • Public Speaking & Writing
  • 1:1 and Group Coaching
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Ontological Coaching
Board & Investor Experience
  • Pitch Decks & Pitching Investors
  • Board Meeting Readouts
  • Board Strategy
  • Advisory & Association Boards
  • Seeking Corporate Board opportunities

Contact Me

Let’s chat about what is keeping you up at night about your business.  Whether it’s concerns about the tech, or advice on how to growth the team. I’m here for you.


US Remote. Local to Denver and Boulder Colorado.