EVP & Chief Strategy Officer, PTC
- 108 - Success Stories from Successful Women
- 247 - Keynote Fireside Chat - Why Diversity Drives Innovation: Life Lessons
Kathleen Mitford is a passionate champion of initiatives to drive inclusion and diversity and women in technology within and outside of PTC. She is a frequent panelist on the topics and her expertise helps to drive innovation and digital transformation. As PTC’s Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Kathleen’s responsibilities include Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Strategic Alliances, Corporate Marketing, and PTC Academic. She joined PTC in 2006 to drive retail strategy and to develop technologies and systems adopted by major retail chains. She has led international teams across Product, Research & Development (R&D), Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented Reality (AR), Computer-Aided Design (CAD), and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). The product lines for which Kathleen had responsibility have seen noteworthy market success. She is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently the 2019 Mass Technology Leadership Council's Tech Excellence Leadership Award. Kathleen serves on the board for the Mass High Tech Council and she has a Bachelor of Science degree from Thomas Jefferson University.