Kate Yamaguchi

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Kate Yamaguchi is a dynamic trailblazer at the forefront of the creative and technological landscape. As the co-founder and CEO of Whirly Labs, Kate has harnessed her visionary spirit to steer the company’s trajectory toward remarkable success. Her multifaceted role encompasses negotiation and approval of pivotal agreements, strategic contract management, and the crafting of Whirly Labs’ distinctive corporate identity.

With a passion for visual storytelling, Kate Yamaguchi’s journey began with directing animations and digital media teams in the vibrant city of Berlin, Germany. Her artistic prowess came to life in the form of captivating content, ranging from real-time installations at Transmediale – an esteemed platform for fostering critical insights into cultural transformations from a post-digital perspective. Under her guidance, these creations transcended boundaries, igniting immersive experiences that resonated with audiences far and wide.

Notably, Kate Yamaguchi’s creative ingenuity extended beyond the confines of established enterprises. She swiftly became a trusted collaborator for tech start-ups, both in Berlin and Silicon Valley, leveraging her expertise to craft compelling branding narratives and engaging infomercials. Her ability to infuse cutting-edge technology with captivating narratives set these emerging companies on a trajectory to capture the hearts and minds of their target audiences.