Katie is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a Silicon Valley based tech venture capital firm and co-chairs its crypto funds. Katie also serves as an independent director on the board of Coinbase, where she chairs its Nomination and Governance Committee and serves on its Compensation Committee, and on the board of HackerOne where she serves on its Audit and Risk Committee. She has testified before both houses of Congress on the intersection of technology and regulation, and teaches at Stanford’s GSB.
Before becoming a venture capitalist, Katie spent a decade as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, where she focused on fraud, cyber, and corporate crime alongside agencies including the SEC, FBI, and Treasury and created the government’s first cryptocurrency task force. While at the Justice Department, she prosecuted RICO murders, organized crime, public corruption, gangs, and money laundering. She also held senior positions at Justice Department headquarters in both the National Security Division and Attorney General’s office. Katie clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy and is an honors graduate of Stanford Law School. She is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
- U.S. Department of Justice Assistant U.S. Attorney & Digital Currency Coordinator Sep 2006 - May 2017
- U.S. Department of Justice Counselor to the Attorney General Aug 2007 - Nov 2008
- U.S. Department of Justice National Security Division (Counsel to the AAG) 2006 - 2007
- Sidley Austin LLP Attorney 2001 - 2006
- Stanford Law School, JD, 1997 - 2000
- Boston University, BA, 1993 - 1997
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