Kathryn Tipton

Kat Tipton

GCIS Software Engineer

National Coordination Office (NCO)

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Kathryn Tipton is a Software Engineer with the National Coordination Office (NCO). In her role as Software Engineer, Kat is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the Global Change Information System backend and its public facing site.

Prior to joining USGCRP, Kat served as a Perl Developer at ThinkGeek where she maintained and enhanced their custom eCommerce system. Before that, she worked for Novel Applications of Vital Information, Inc. as a Software Engineer, where she helped develop an automated malware analysis system. She also worked as a Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton where she reverse engineered security software and developed tools for the recovery of protected data in support of digital forensics. 

Kat holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Longwood University, and is a lifelong learner focusing on technology, math, and languages.