Kat Kiyoko Amano, CSPO

Senior Vice President of Program Management

Kat Kiyoko Amano serves as the Senior Vice President of Program Management at Center for Policing Equity, where she guides the work of the world’s largest research organization focused on race and policing. Since she joined the team in 2016, her efforts have helped the organization triple its size, establish a new headquarters, and execute on more than $14 million in research grants.

A Certified Scrum Product Owner, Kat also spearheads CPE’s collaboration with Google engineers, directing the researchers who helped created software to clean, standardize, and audit police data across the country. With a decade of experience in the technology sector (she previously served as the Director of Product at Emma, Inc.), Kat is known for her ability to make teams work better, and for implementing technologies that allow organizations to grow in alignment with their values.