Kate Imbach is an American writer living in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Her non-fiction work has appeared in Quartz (USA), The Toronto Star (Canada), Público (Portugal), and many others. From 2017 – 2018 she had a regular column in the magazine FD Persoonlijk (The Netherlands), in which she interpreted the social media photographs of public officials and celebrities. Her fictional short stories have been published by Amazon, Passages North, Word Riot, Map Literary and more.

 She directed, produced and edited the documentary short films The Taxi Composer (2012)The Mayor of Noe Valley (2013) and The Last Video Store (2014). Her film Partners (2015) premiered at the 2016 San Francisco International Film Festival.

Previously, she worked at a number of technology startups in Boston and Silicon Valley. She began in project management at m-Qube (acquired by Verisign), and went on to run the marketing departments at Skyhook (acquired by TruePosition), 8tracks and Showyou (acquired by Vevo).

She completed a Master's in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the New York University Writer's Workshop in Paris in 2019, a Master's in Public Administration from Suffolk University Sawyer Business School in 2008, and a Bachelors of Arts in Government from Skidmore College in 2003.



Speaking at TEDxAmsterdam

Speaking at TEDxAmsterdam