Born and raised in Ithaca, Greece, Katerina’s childhood dream was to discover Odysseus’s Palace, however, she decided to pursue her personal Odyssey in technology. She studied Computer Engineering & Informatics (MEng.Hons) at University of Patras, Greece, graduating as the top student; then she moved to London to pursue an MSc (Dist) in Management at Cass Business School.
Katerina joined Bloomberg in 2010 as a software developer and has worked for six years on developing a high-capacity trading platform. In 2017, she joined the News Infrastructure Engineering Team. As a passionate advocate of Diversity and Inclusion, Katerina has been leading Bloomberg’s Women in Tech Community (BWIT) in London since 2013 and Bloomberg’s recruitment efforts for Italian Universities since 2016. Katerina has delivered and organized various tech talks and workshops, as well as mentored other tech speakers. Her passion is to make people excited about tech, and she has participated in several panel discussions regarding technology and diversity and inclusion.
Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.