Chief Operating Officer
Kate has more than 20 years experience in programme management and Agile based software delivery and has worked for leading organisations such as Aviva, IG Group and Whitbread.
20Years in industry
4Years with DevOpsGroup
6thStaff member to join
Kate leads both the Customer Experience and Business Operations functions at DevOpsGroup where she has a relentless focus on exceeding customer expectation, both internally and externally. She is passionate about ensuring our Enterprise and Scale-Up customers thrive on their Cloud and DevOps journeys. Kate leads the dedicated teams which ensure the Business Operations function continues to scale to meet the needs of a rapidly growing business.
Kate joined DevOpsGroup in 2014. Since then, she has been instrumental in the growth of the company, overseeing the opening of offices in both Cardiff and London and ensuring the foundations to support a 10x increase in staff numbers were in place.
Prior to joining DevOpsGroup, Kate worked across a range of industries including pharmaceuticals, telecoms, retail and professional services. Initially a developer, Kate has a wealth of experience delivering high-profile client projects as well as building and leading teams.
As a leader Kate strives to inspire and motivate colleagues to exceed their goals. She is passionate about increasing diversity in technology and encouraging woman to pursue a career in a field she finds so rewarding. She acts as a mentor to others in the industry and speaks on topics including diversity, inclusion and driving cultural changes within an organisation.
DevOpsGroup's Kate Jones, COO, explores our attachment to the phone and the impact it has on our communication
As we all sat chatting, sharing food and drinks at our first Lean In Circle, the question arose: “What is great about being a woman at DevOpsGuys?”
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we asked our team to tell us which women have inspired them throughout their career out and why.