Ms. Katherine Barr served as Co-Founding Partner at Wildcat Venture Partners. She also served as General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures. She focuses on investments in workforce automation, consumer platforms, digital marketplaces, and retail and e-commerce innovation that leverage predictive analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and/or robotics to disrupt large markets. From an early age, she was entrepreneurial and inquisitive. Whether it was starting a residential painting company in college or working on a ranch with 80 cowboys, she followed her own path to pursue her dreams. Early in her career, she worked on the Nagano Winter Olympics Committee where she immersed herself in Japanese business culture. It was a training ground for her skills in negotiation, problem-solving and team-building. She is a founding board and charter member, as well as former co-chair of the C100, the leading Canadian technology entrepreneur association in North America, and is a member of the Advisory Council on Economic Growth for Canada's Minister of Finance. She serves as an advisor for the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) West, which supports innovators in their creation of high-growth companies and is an Emmy Noether Council Member at the Perimeter Institute, one of the world's leading institutes of theoretical physics. She began her venture capital career at Mohr Davidow Ventures. Prior to her investing career, she was a senior negotiator at Vantage Partners (Harvard Negotiation Project-founded) for global technology companies, such as IBM, Cisco, Applied Materials and HP, on their deals with customers, partners and service providers. She also served as a senior product manager at HSA (a communications startup) and a senior marketing manager at ACCESS (a global software solutions provider for mobile devices). He served as Board Member at BuildDirect and WorkFusion.