Chief Technology Officer
Fidelity CharitableKatherine Lagana is the Chief Technology Officer for Fidelity Charitable®. The organization's mission: to further the American tradition of philanthropy by providing programs that makes charitable giving simple, and effective. Fidelity Charitable launched the first national donor-advised fund program, democratizing philanthropy by making a giving vehicle available to a broad array of people. Today, Fidelity Charitable® sponsor smore than 75,000 donor-advised funds connected to more than 120,000 donors and are the nation's second-largest grant maker behind the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Since founding, Fidelity Charitable® has helped donors support over 219,000 nonprofit organizations with more than $22 billion in grants.
Prior to joining Fidelity Charitable®, Katherine led global product development for LexisNexis, and advanced global product delivery for Microsoft Office. Apple shaped the first decade of her career, engineering developer, consumer and higher education products.
She is an avid volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and STEM programs for young women. Within the broader cosmos, you will find Katherine teaching, and hiking with her husband while tons of sci-fi books fill her iPad.