As Global IT Director at Medtronic, she manages the Experience Design & Innovation team, which focuses on improving the employee experience across Medtronic. She sponsors the program to enhance the Employee Experience Globally called ‘Click.’ Katia has over 20 years of experience in IT and has worked for major large organizations like Accenture, Philips, and Office Depot in different global roles. With great passion for Diversity & Inclusion and Coaching Leadership, Katia has led programs and network groups in the company to increase Diversity and Inclusion at all levels and is also a certified coach in EMCC and Positive Psychology. Fluent in many languages, she currently lives in the Netherlands and has two children and six cats! Her hobbies are reading books, traveling, writing journals, and spending time with family and friends.