2023 Engineering leaders under 40: Kristen Kosatka, 32
Kristen Kosatka, 32, Product Manager, Rockwell Automation, Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Kristen Kosatka, 32
Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Kristen is dedicated to crafting a seamless user experience across all Rockwell Automation products. As a fierce advocate for customers and users, she champions their needs as opportunity allows. In her previous role as an early career manager for Rockwell’s training program, Kristen demonstrated exceptional leadership. She successfully coached and managed nearly 200 early-career employees, employing real-world examples to guide development. Kristen’s approach to coaching was invaluable in helping employees grasp the nuances of customer communication and reshaping the organization’s soft skills training. Her yellow belt training and certification empowered her to streamline workflows, eliminate duplication and minimize wasteful practices.
Fun fact: Kristen is dedicated to inclusivity and creating a supporting environment. She is a passionate advocate for LGBTIQA+, neurodivergent and disabled communities.