Kate Volzer Chair

Kate Volzer


Kate Volzer is the co-founder and CEO of Wisr (www.getwisr.com) which is a venture-backed software startup in the higher education technology space. As a former first-generation college student, Kate is extremely passionate about improving educational outcomes for college students across the country. Kate is active in the Cleveland entrepreneurial scene Chairing the JumpStart Young Professional Advisory Council and serving on the DigitalC Fund Advisory Board.

When Kate’s not helping others with their startups, she’s probably doing yoga, spending time on Lake Erie, playing with her dog, or enjoying a good conversation over a glass of wine. Kate was a member of the varsity volleyball team at the University of Chicago where she received her BA and MBA. She was born and raised in Hartville, OH but now resides in Rocky River.