Catherine Fazio directs the strategy of the MIT Laboratory for Innovation Science and Policy, which studies the factors shaping innovation outcomes and investigates how to accelerate innovation in service to the world. Catherine previously served as a partner at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP. Catherine was also a trial attorney for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Catherine received a J.D. from Stanford University, an M.B.A. from the Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership at MIT, and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.