Cathryn Lai works in New Product Development as a Senior Principal Product Manager at WMS Gaming. She has an MBA degree in Strategic Management from DePaul University and a MM in Piano Performance from University of Houston where she studied with renowned pianist Abbey Simon.
Cathryn completed her undergraduate studies at Oberlin Conservatory receiving a double degree in Audio Technology and Piano Performance. At Oberlin, she won the Conservatory Concerto Competition and performed the Barber Piano Concerto with the Oberlin Conservatory Orchestra. She has also won prizes in the International Wideman Piano Competition, International Bartok-Kabalevsky Competition, and the Texas Young Artist Competition. She has performed as a soloist with the South Carolina Philharmonic Symphony, Charlotte Repertory Orchestra, Woodlands Symphony (TX), and the Oberlin Conservatory Orchestra. Cathryn lives in Chicago, IL with her husband and new baby.