Kate Martin is the VP of People & Culture at Sila. She is responsible for talent acquisition, leadership and organizational development, total rewards, employee relations, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, and Sila’s commitment to a culture that fosters teamwork and innovation. She came to Sila from Chevron where she held six positions including Process Engineer, Technical Manager, and Executive Advisor to the President of Oronite. At Chevron, Kate developed processes, facilitated leadership teams, and built empowered technical teams that solved multi-disciplinary problems in complex operating environments - like those in Nigeria, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, refineries, and chemical plants.
Kate holds a BA in Physics from Reed College and a PhD and MS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Engineering Systems and Technology & Policy.