Team Member Spotlight: Katherine Williams

by | Nov 15, 2019

Katherine Williams

Plat­form Engi­neer

Kather­ine is an expe­ri­enced plat­form engi­neer. She is an expert in tag manage­ment systems includ­ing Adobe Launch and DTM, Ensighten, GTM, and custom Javascript solu­tions. She has imple­mented multi-site tagging solu­tions for the media, phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal, network infra­struc­ture, banking, and home design indus­tries. She enjoys working with both tech­ni­cal and non-tech­ni­cal team­mates. Along with her imple­men­ta­tion skills, Kather­ine has expe­ri­ence in design and specif­i­cally in the Adobe Creative Suite. She has a bach­e­lor’s degree in Applied Math­e­mat­ics with a minor in Visual Arts.

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Get to know Katherine

What are two random facts about you?

  1. I just got my Cali­for­nia Natu­ral­ist Certi­fi­ca­tion. I am fasci­nated by gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoar­gen­teus) and Cali­for­nia quail (Callipepla Cali­for­nia).
  2. I encoun­tered a moun­tain lion (Puma concolor) at the end of my street. Luckily the puma wasn’t inter­ested in me but it defi­nitely got my atten­tion!!!

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

If I had to eat one food for the rest of my life it would be avoca­dos because they are just so darn good.

 

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?

If I won the lottery, I would donate the money to wildlife research to stop the extinc­tion of so many species.

What are the 4 things you can’t live without?

I can’t live without my husband, my family, inter­est­ing projects and music.

 

What three traits define you?

Resilient, kind, some­times intense.

What is something that you recently learned?

I recently learned about GDPR and imple­mented a Consent Manage­ment solu­tion using OneTrust, Adobe Launch and Adobe’s ECID Opt-in library.

What is an important/cool trend you see in our industry today?

An impor­tant trend is the new privacy laws, GDPR and CCPA compli­ance. This is chang­ing how we collect data, what data we collect and who we can collect data from. Many of our clients are working with us to imple­ment consent manage­ment solu­tions.

What 3 words would you use to describe Search Discovery?

Fast-paced, bril­liant, knowl­edge­able.

Our purpose is to help people thrive. Describe a transformation you’ve experienced in your time at SDI?

I have learned so much from my colleagues. SDI has so many tech­ni­cally accom­plished people who are willing to help. I have learned more in the past two years with SDI than in my previ­ous years working in Analyt­ics.

What’s your favorite thing about working at Search Discovery?

My favorite thing about working at SDI is learn­ing new tech­ni­cal skills like Adobe AAM and becom­ing more of an expert at things I know like Adobe Launch and Analyt­ics.

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