Cathy Grossi is Vice President of Product Management at Accela, responsible for platform technologies, APIs, integration, GIS and data and analytic products. She has more than 18 years of software industry experience. Prior to joining Accela, Cathy served as Vice President of Product Management at Mercatus, a leading provider of financial management software for private equity fund managers. Prior to Mercatus she held product management roles at Ellie Mae where she led teams to build the company's market-leading, SaaS-based mortgage origination platform. She has also held other product leadership positions at enterprise software companies and was a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Cathy holds a BA and Masters in East Asian Studies and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.