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Kate Krontiris

Principal, Reboot

Kate serves in a senior management capacity for Reboot, a design thinking consultancy that works to improve the policies, programs, and services of socially-oriented institutions.  She oversees Reboot’s US-based client engagements, and is responsible for curating a public conversation about the complex and varied ideas that Reboot weaves together, from ethnography to design to technology to policy analysis. In addition, she drives the development of organizational culture at Reboot. Prior to Reboot, Kate built a portfolio of work around judicial innovation at Google Ideas, a new think/do tank that explores the role that technology can play in tackling some of the toughest human challenges. In 2010, she facilitated a team of US Department of State and NGO professionals to develop the concept of “mobile justice,” using connection technologies to link survivors of sexual violence to judicial systems. Kate has extensive experience in mediation and problem-solving justice, and spent several years working in schools, community centers, courts with the Center for Court Innovation. She serves as a member of the Harlem Justice Corps Community Advisory Board and is also an alumna of AmeriCorps National Service Program. Most recently, Kate co-authored Tunisia: From Revolutions to Institutions, Reboot’s report on how technology is transforming post-revolutionary Tunisia.  Her work has also been featured in the Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy, the Huffington Post, and the Ashoka Changemakers blog. She shares her musings on digital beauty, current events, and the whimsy of art and life at katekrontiris.tumblr.com. Kate has a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.