Kate Kaufman is the Director of Operations for Uber Freight, where she leads a team in championing the voice of the customer in everything we do. Kate has a diverse background in Transportation, Analytics, Finance and Technology holding positions with various fortune 500 companies such as Amazon, Sprint, RR Donnelley and CH Robinson. Kate recently joined the Uber Freight team after successfully launching Brokerage transportation divisions at both RR Donnelley and Amazon, building the teams, products and algorithms used to match transportation supply and demand in today’s fragmented marketplace. Kate is a graduate of the University of Kansas twice over receiving both her bachelors and MBA degrees, and is currently in the process of completing a second Masters in Predictive Analytics with Northwestern University in Chicago. A self proclaimed operational data nerd, Kate’s passion for analytics and operational excellence fuels her passion to bring ultimate transparency and fluidity to the transportation marketplace.