Women in the Workplace: An Interview with Katherine Leary Alsdorf
How do you find meaning in your work? How do you discern your calling? What is it like for a woman to work as the CEO of a high tech company?
Katherine Leary Alsdorf shares her experience working in Silicon Valley and Manhattan for technology startup companies and a church. She is the founder of The Center for Faith and Work at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City. Prior to this role at Redeemer, Katherine worked for 20 years in the technology industry both in New York and California. She served as President and CEO of Pensare, Inc. in Los Altos, CA, an online management education startup. Prior to that she was President and CEO of One Touch Systems, Inc., a corporate communications hardware/software company, in San Jose, CA. In the early 90s she was President of Private Satellite Network in New York and started a European subsidiary of Satellite Network Systems in Luxembourg. She has also worked in numerous consulting, sales, and marketing roles primarily in the technology sector. Together with Timothy Keller, she published Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's Work. She is currently the Senior Fellow of the Faith, Work & Leadership Initiative of the Redeemer City to City launching their Faith, Work and Leadership Initiative.
Special thanks to Katrina Roe of Hope 103.2 Mornings.