Kate Garman

Smart City Coordinator

City of Seattle

Kate Garman is the Smart City Coordinator for the City of Seattle. In this role, she works across city departments to develop a comprehensive smart city strategy. Previously, she was the Innovation Policy Advisor for the City of Kansas City, MO, drafting ordinances and policy recommendations to foster a culture of innovation in Kansas City. She attended the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, where she was the Student Editor in Chief of The Urban Lawyer, the national ABA publication on state and local government. Before attending law school, Kate was the Government Affairs Specialist at Black & Veatch, an engineering firm in Overland Park, KS. She has a journalism degree from the University of Kansas.