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RedKatalyst

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RedKatalyst was created with the intent to help small businesses or entrepreneurs have the same advantages as the "big guys". There is so much to keep up with so you can stay competitive and we wanted to offer our clients the same skills to keep the playi... more

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Key Change Agent To the Progression and Evolution
Obtiva Corporation

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Speaker: Katherine Nelson-Reid: Web 2.0 Expo New York 2011 - Co-produced by O'Reilly Media & UBM TechWeb, October 10 - 13, 2011, New York, NY

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Katherine Nelson-Reid

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Katherine Nelson-Reid President, RedKatalyst Consulting
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This skill has allowed Kat to grow and scale dozen's of businesses to the point of succession or acquisition over the last ten years.
While at Obtiva (aquired by Groupon August 2011), Kat played a central role in shaping the growth and development of the company and its people. She is in her element in a start-up technology environment, and after joining Obtiva in early 2008 she rolled up her sleeves and got to work streamlining the internal accounting, finance and human resource functions. While building Obtiva she served as part of the senior management team overseeing the day-to-day operations while adding strategic value as key change agent to the progression and evolution of the firm.
With more than 15 years of business operational experience, Kat began her career as an auditor while still in college, eventually expanding well beyond finance and accounting into business operations that has spun into areas of strategic sales, marketing & branding, human resources and organizational development. She left the corporate world to establish a business consulting firm where she specialized in process implementation, change management, growth strategy development and start-up consulting.
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Ingrid Alongi (Quick Left, Inc.), Katherine Nelson-Reid (RedKatalyst Consulting), Hao Truong (Foodzie)


How to Speak Geek: Web 2.0 Expo New York 2011 - Co-produced by O'Reilly Media & UBM TechWeb, October 10 - 13, 2011, New York, NY

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Ingrid Alongi (Quick Left, Inc.), Katherine Nelson-Reid (RedKatalyst Consulting), Hao Truong (Foodzie)

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Photo of Katherine Nelson-Reid
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Katherine Nelson-Reid
RedKatalyst Consulting
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This skill has allowed Kat to grow and scale dozen's of businesses to the point of succession or acquisition over the last ten years.
While at Obtiva (aquired by Groupon August 2011), Kat played a central role in shaping the growth and development of the company and its people. She is in her element in a start-up technology environment, and after joining Obtiva in early 2008 she rolled up her sleeves and got to work streamlining the internal accounting, finance and human resource functions. While building Obtiva she served as part of the senior management team overseeing the day-to-day operations while adding strategic value as key change agent to the progression and evolution of the firm.
With more than 15 years of business operational experience, Kat began her career as an auditor while still in college, eventually expanding well beyond finance and accounting into business operations that has spun into areas of strategic sales, marketing & branding, human resources and organizational development. She left the corporate world to establish a business consulting firm where she specialized in process implementation, change management, growth strategy development and start-up consulting.


Contact | RedKatalyst

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Katherine "Kat" Nelson-Reid info@redkatalyst.com Office Direct: 312-772-3104 Location: Chicago, IL


About | RedKatalyst

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Katherine "Kat" Nelson-Reid, President of RedKatalyst Consulting, has a multifaceted background built over the course of her career that's given her the ability to be placed in virtually any segment of a business and manage it with skill and proficiency.

She has a solid business consulting acumen that she's applied to building the operational side of many of her past employers as well as several hundred startups while she has managed her own consulting firm. While her background is entrenched in finance, operations and process development, she's achieved multimodality in sales, marketing, and business development.
While at Obtiva (aquired by Groupon August 2011), Kat played a central role in shaping the growth and development of the company and its people. She is in her element in a start-up technology environment, and after joining Obtiva in early 2008 she rolled up her sleeves and got to work streamlining the internal accounting, finance and human resource functions. While building Obtiva she served as part of the senior management team overseeing the day-to-day operations while adding strategic value as key change agents to the progression and evolution of the firm.
With more than 15 years of corporate operational experience, Kat began her career as an auditor while still in college, eventually expanding beyond finance and accounting into business operations spanning marketing, legal, human resources and process management. She left the corporate world to establish a business consulting firm where she specialized in process implementation, change management, growth strategy development and start-up consulting.
Born and raised in the South, Kat's career and penchant for tall buildings, fine dining and traffic jams brought her to Chicago. She's a fixture in the Chicago technology community, speaking and supporting start-up and women in business initiatives. She's a foodie, coffee addict, wine enthusiast and teaches the occasional yoga class.


Obtiva - Blurbs

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"Today, we're strengthening all our attributes and giving our brand a contemporary look that is more relevant for our business - a bit less formal, a lot more lively with a clear message about the importance of results-driven innovation," said Katherine (Kat) Nelson-Reid, Obtiva Director of Operations.

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Kat Nelson-Reid is Ready for Chicago Startup Weekend
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Kat Nelson-Reid to Lead ITA OpenDoors Consulting Sessions
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Kat Nelson-Reid at Startup Weekend Chicago: 54 hours of brainstorming. 85 attendees. One exhilarating weekend. Get your NoSQL on! Register now for an unprecedented all-day database deep dive at IIT Saturday, June 26.

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