Kate Hardman, ABC
Kate Hardman, ABC, is a Senior Manager of employee communications at Qualcomm, the world’s leading fabless semiconductor company. In her role, Kate leads internal communications support for Qualcomm’s emerging businesses. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Kate worked for Sony Electronics, and Trident Communications, a global agency specializing in internal communications.
Over the course of her career, Kate has managed a diverse range of strategic, change management, creative and editorial initiatives. In 2010, she became an Accredited Business Communicator. She is the winner of two Gold Quill and two Silver Quill awards, and in 2013, was named to San Diego Metro’s 40 under 40.
Kate is Past President of IABC/San Diego where she served as a board member for six years.
She holds a BA in English and History from the University of York, England. In her spare time, Kate enjoys traveling, listening to live music and being a foodie.