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Catherine Carlton

Menlo Park City Council
Mayor
San Francisco Bay Area
Mayor of Menlo Park, a volunteer in the community, a successful businesswoman, a wife and the mother of two small children. Catherine iw working to make Menlo Park a vibrant place to live, work and visit.She grew up in Ft. Worth, Texas, where she learned the importance of community service at an early age. An experienced international businesswoman, she has lived in Hong Kong for over 10 years, where she launched Equant in North Asia, founded and served as Managing Director of Digital Island in the Asia Pacific Australia region, and founded and managed the Search Bank in Hong Kong and the US. She has also helped publish two books that raised funds for a special needs school and the World Parrot Trust in Asia.She served as the Chair of several committees with the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and co-authored a position paper for the Chamber on High Bit Encryption Exportation. She was a member of the advisory team that met with United States Congressional representatives to review the World Trade Organization’s position with China, and met with the Federal Communications Commission on a number of fact-finding trips to Greater China. She attended Tulane University, and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Communications. I then moved to London to complete my MBA at the Cass Business School, where I was President of my class with the Dean’s Honors. She lives with her husband, Bob, and their two wonderful children, a parrot, and three very silly chickens.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 14
 

2:15pm PDT