Katie Koch is a design leader based in Stockholm, Sweden. She’s a senior design manager at Spotify, where she works with a talented, multi-disciplinary team to create a great Premium user experience. Previously, she led a design team at American Express creating products and services that meet the needs of underbanked Americans.

Katie is co-founder of Project: Interaction, an after-school program that teaches interaction design to high school students. She has taught design at Parsons, the New School for Design and The Cooper-Hewitt in New York.

Presentations & writing

Work & teaching

  • Spotify

    Senior design manager (current), 2016-present

  • SVA Summer Immersion in Interaction Design for high school students

    Course designer and teacher, August 2015

  • American Express

    Design Director, 2012-2016

  • Parsons, The New School for Design

    Undergraduate interaction core teacher, 2011-2014

  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s teen design program

    Workshop leader, 2011

  • Public Workshop

    Teaching fellow at Taliesin, June 2011

  • Project: Interaction

    Co-founder and teacher, 2009-2012

  • pixelkated

    Consultant, designer, and wrangler since 2006