Kathy Zhu is a renowned attorney with a passion for leveraging technology to enhance legal teams' quality of life and experience at work. She graduated from the University of Michigan Law School with a Juris Doctorate in Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Notre Dame. Kathy Zhu has a vast work experience that saw her work as Director, Head of Commercial & Legal Operations at DoorDash and later as Senior Director, Associate General Counsel, Commercial & Legal Operations at the company. She also worked at Medallia as Legal Counsel and Director, Senior Counsel, and served as a Law Clerk at API Legal Outreach. Her most recent venture is co-founding LegalDesk, where she is currently the CEO and General Counsel.
In her professional journey, Kathy Zhu has been instrumental in building scalable functions and technology solutions that handle large volumes of legal requests, enabling in-house teams to make data-driven decisions. Furthermore, she has a passion for integrating wellness into work, which she believes enhances productivity.