Ms. Katie Rae serves as Chief Executive Officer, President, and Managing Partner at The Engine. She also serves as Board Member at Cellino Biotech. She is also co-founder and Managing Director of Project 11 Ventures. She was a Board Member of Airfox. Katie brings over 20 years of experience as an investor and tech executive helping build Boston into a thriving tech hub. She has advised hundreds of founders and invested in nearly 100 companies at the earliest stages of formation. Key investments include Pillpack (acquired by Amazon for $1 billion in 2018), Bevi, GrabCad, Synack, Zagster, NBD Nano, Neurala, and Amino. Katie has experience in managing startup accelerators and business-innovation programs - several of which she co-founded including Techstars Boston and Startup Institute. In addition to her extensive investing career, she has over 20 years of experience in product development, management & operations including holding management positions at Microsoft, Eons, AltaVista, RagingBull, Zip2, and Mirror Worlds. She also serves as a board member at Via Separations. She holds an MBA from Yale University and a BA in Biology from Oberlin College. She also serves as Advisor at Amplifyher Ventures.