Katya brings more than 15 years of experience in sales, business development, and operations to her role as VP of Business Development at Syndio. She is also the resident expert in doughnuts, cat videos, and skulls.
She previously served in sales, training, and leadership roles in a number of successfully acquired startups, including Trunk Club and Reuseit.com, as well as enterprise-scale organizations like JPMorgan Chase and Quicken Loans. Most recently, Katya was the Vice President of Digital Strategy and Development for CardConnect, a private equity-backed payments startup based in Philadelphia, PA.
Katya is an anthropologist and researcher by education, and has worked at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and spoken at the annual meetings of both the Paleoanthropology Society and the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.