As Chief Executive Officer, Kate Cassino drives the success of Hobsons’ business and directs the day-to-day operations of the global education technology company whose college and career readiness, college matching, admissions, and student success platforms include Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish.
Kate joined Hobsons in 2016 as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to CEO in 2017. She has held leadership roles at Prentice Hall and McGraw-Hill, and before joining Hobsons served as CEO of Dodge Data & Analytics, where she led its growth and digital transformation focusing on sales execution, product delivery, and operational improvements. Earlier in her career, she worked with numerous information and media businesses on their digital strategies, including Platts, JD Power & Associates, Business Week, Aviation Week, and several ABC-affiliate broadcasting stations.
Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a minor in Education, from Columbia University, Barnard College, and completed an Executive Education Program at Columbia Business School.