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Katrinka McCallum MBA

Mentor in Residence



Katrinka McCallum works with Duke New Ventures as a Mentor-in-Residence and is a member of North Carolina’s Board of Science, Technology & Innovation. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Directors at Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) where she is chairperson of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. Katrinka also serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the Audit Committee for Intrusion, Inc. (Nasdaq: INTZ).

Katrinka has more than two decades of operating experience scaling enterprise software companies from millions to billions. Her responsibilities have spanned serving as the general manager of business units as well as leading sales, marketing, product development, operations teams. Katrinka leverages her investor relations and M&A experience along with her foundation as a certified public accountant (inactive) with Deloitte in Boston to serve as a qualified financial expert. Most recently, Katrinka spent 13 years at Red Hat, Inc. (acquired by IBM) across a variety of senior executive positions including head of customer and product experience, head of products and technologies operations, vice president of the Platform Business Unit and vice president and general manager for the Solutions Business Unit and vice president of Investor Relations.

Katrinka holds a Master of Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wellesley College. She lives in Durham, NC with her husband, two teenage sons and their sweet mini-goldendoodle.