Kate Thomas is a Cloud Consultant focused on data, analytics and AI in Google Cloud’s Global Public Sector Professional Services Organization. She advises global customers on their data strategies and helps them build and implement analytics capabilities, while maintaining strong security and governance standards. She also leads the AI and machine learning service delivery team within Google Cloud’s Global Public Sector. Prior to joining Google, Kate worked as a data and AI solution architect at Microsoft, and as a cybersecurity consultant. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.