Catherine is an Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures who specializes in advising founders, executives, and recruiting colleagues on how to grow technical teams effectively and run recruiting operations successfully.
Prior to joining KV, Catherine used her staffing talents at Google for nine years where she held several talent acquisition leadership roles. During her time there, she led a team of technical recruiters through one of its earliest and most rapid growth periods, built and led the growth strategy for its Geo/Maps division, and implemented global staffing programs for software engineering organizations. In her early days with the company, Catherine built world class teams for Google Research, Google Maps and Google Earth.
Catherine received a bachelor’s of arts degree in psychology from the University of California Irvine. With the exception of her college years, Catherine has lived in the Bay Area most of her life and was raised out of San Jose, California. She enjoys reading, creative arts, practicing yoga, and has an obsession with baking cakes and desserts. She founded Sweet Sisters Bakery, a small dessert catering business which she operates out of her home kitchen. In her spare time, she is a volunteer for Cake4Kids, a non-profit organization centered around baking birthday cakes for at-risk children and youth in the Bay Area.