Kathi is co-founder and partner at Centralis, a leading Chicago-based user experience consultancy founded in 2001. For over ten years, Kathi has led the Centralis team in creating great user experiences for global clients including Warner Bros., LexisNexis, Kraft and Whirlpool. Prior to Centralis, Kathi's experience includes positions at Giant Step (now Arc Worldwide), HannaHodge and Doblin Group. Kathi also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute of Design. Kathi holds a Master's degree in Social Science from the University of Chicago and a BA in Psychology from Georgetown University.