Kate Aydin is the Chief Information Officer at Impossible Foods, where she oversees the business technology, data engineering, information security, and IT operations and governance functions. Her focus is on providing strategic and operational leadership, and ensuring that all technology offerings are working in synergy with the overarching business plan and objectives. She also leads the implementation of the company’s long term vision by continuing to build a well-defined roadmap that is scalable, secure, resilient and growth-oriented.
Kate joined Impossible Foods in 2018 as the Vice President of Information Technology, and built the Information Technology function from the ground up. Before Impossible Foods, she gained 25 years of experience in the Information Technology space with a focus on leading business transformation programs for high-growth, complex, and fast-paced organizations. She worked as a consultant independently and as part of the Capgemini team, and also served in senior leadership roles for Clorox and Stryker.
Kate has a certification in Organizational Leadership from Harvard Business School, an MBA from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Engineering from Bogazici University in Istanbul. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, two kids, and two pets.