The Pittsburgh Foundation

Katie Robson Director of Information Technology


Katie joined the Foundation in 2009 as the director of information technology. She is responsible for all aspects of IT management and control including budget preparation and management; recommendations for technical acquisitions; development of IT policies, standards and procedures; strategic planning; information security and operational decisionmaking. 
Katie is a Pittsburgh native who couldn’t wait to “boomerang” back to town after a 16-year absence. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems. Immediately after she was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and served as a signal officer for six years, living overseas and traveling extensively. Upon completion of her service, Katie moved to the Pacific Northwest and spent 10 years in corporate IT for industries, including environmental construction, heavy equipment and transportation (land, rail and sea). Her nonprofit experience began in Pittsburgh as Director of IT at Jewish Family and Children’s Service.