Kati Iceva is a computer science engineer and leader with 15 years of experience building and shipping Microsoft products. As Principal Software Engineering Manager in Microsoft’s Big Data organization, she currently helps shape and develops Azure Stream Analytics, a cutting-edge real-time highly scalable analytics cloud service. Her previous contributions span data technologies including multiple versions of the .NET Entity Framework and Power Query. With her work, she hopes to contribute to advancing quality of human lives and health.
Seeded in her experience of working on three continents, Kati has a strong passion for enabling and supporting diverse and inclusive teams and working environments. Hoping to see more women thrive in technology industries, she takes advantage of every opportunity to encourage girls to explore computer science.
Kati holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
She resides in Seattle, Washington with her husband Alek and their two children. Outside of work, you can find her practicing yoga, skiing, running, hiking or in spite of not having any noteworthy athletic achievements, as an aspiring practitioner of a growth mindset, attempting to pick up new sports, the latest being figure skating