Kate Zasada is a Product Manager based in New York City who loves user experience, building communities, and teaching herself about technology. Currently she is a Product Manager at Shapeways, a 3D printing Service & Marketplace.

Kate is an instructor at General Assembly for the part-time Product Management course, and was previously an expert in residence for the part-time User Experience Design course.

She has experience in a variety of industries, including Educational TechnologyConsumer Packaged Goods and Financial Services. She has worked at everything from venture-backed companies to Fortune 500 companies to non-profits.

Kate studied Business with concentrations in Marketing & Finance at Northeastern University. While there she also helped to create and run the Husky Hunt, a 24 hour scavenger hunt across the entire city of Boston. She was also active in student leadership and named one of the 100 most influential seniors in the graduating class of 2010.