Cathy joined GE Research in 1987. She has developed controls, analytics and process automation software for applications in additive manufacturing, energy, healthcare, finance, security, and transportation. Her expertise is in object-oriented design, software development practices and software testing strategies. Recent projects have focused on developing additive build preparation software and advanced control algorithms, particularly targeted at energy assets like wind turbines and gas turbines. She is a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner from the Scrum Alliance and GE Six Sigma Black Belt.