Kathleen joined the Maker Foundation in 2019 to lead the organization’s plan to educate and drive the adoption of Dai and the Maker Protocol in Japan. Before Maker, she was Digital Content, Marketing, and PR Lead for blockhive, an Estonia-based blockchain startup. Kathleen had been a journalist at Bloomberg in Tokyo for more than 15 years. The SOPA Awards finalist covered topics ranging from real estate to investing. During her tenure with the news agency, she took on additional roles, including deputy bureau chief.