Kate Baucherel BA(Hons) FCMA is a business development and strategy consultant specialising in the application of emerging tech, particularly blockchain and distributed ledger technology. She has held senior technical and financial roles in businesses across multiple sectors, leading several enterprises through start-up and growth. Kate’s first job was with an IBM business partner in Denver, back when the AS/400 was a really cool piece of hardware and the World Wide Web didn’t exist. Her writing includes a large non-fiction portfolio and the SimCavalier sci-fi series. She holds a 2nd Dan in karate, and has two children.