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Kate Whitaker

Assistant Director of Communications & Outreach

Cyber Florida

Kate Whitaker is a senior communications professional with more than 20 years of experience in higher education, nonprofit, and government. Specializing in communicating complex scientific and technical ideas and information effectively to a variety of audiences, Ms. Whitaker is an expert in program development, project management, digital media, media relations, and internal and external communications campaigns. Throughout her career, she has spearheaded a variety of comprehensive branding, fund-raising, and event and program outreach campaigns across multiple channels to a spectrum of stakeholders. She holds a BA in English and an MBA in Management.

At Cyber Florida, she leads a team of talented professionals that promotes the center’s activities and accomplishments and conducts ongoing statewide public awareness campaigns, events, and programs to encourage better cyber-self-defense among organizations and individuals and inspire interest in cyber careers.