Katie Gray is the lead investment partner for the Cyber Practice at In-Q-Tel (IQT) where she is responsible for identifying technologies that address challenges faced by the U.S. Intelligence Community. She has led investments in venture-backed startups in the areas of application security, cryptography, cloud security, threat intelligence, security operations, Industrial Control System security, and more. Gray has been on the IQT investment team since 2011 and has led investments in more than 30 companies during her tenure.
Prior to IQT, Gray spent more than 10 years in software product management for mobile consumer electronic products, including the Handspring Treo line of smartphones, mobile phones and tablets at Palm and HP, and an electronic reader at Plastic Logic. Prior to joining Handspring, Gray was a member of the founding team and Vice President of Marketing for Bluelark, a pioneer in mobile web software that was acquired by Handspring. Before moving into the technology industry, Gray worked in Washington, D.C. as professional staff for the U.S. Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee.
Gray earned both a bachelor’s degree in human biology and an MBA from Stanford University.