Kate Chamberlin

Kate Chamberlin

Senior director of Decision Science and Prospect Development, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK)

Kate Chamberlin is the senior director of Decision Science and Prospect Development at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK).  MSK’s analytical work has grown from a project to identify new principal gifts prospects to a comprehensive team that applies advanced analytics to strategic priorities in Development, including portfolio analysis, program evaluation, high volume and digital analytics, forecasting, metrics, data infrastructure, and process improvement. MSK has recently united decision science with its growing team of prospect development professionals to bring the analysis and application of strategic information on the constituent pool together under one roof.  

Kate came to MSK in 2006 from Columbia University, where she was a research analyst and writer for the University’s corporate and foundation relations office. She has also served as an events manager for Columbia’s principal gifts group, and as a grant writer at Arts Horizons, a small arts education agency.


Kate holds a bachelor’s degree in theater directing and design from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Columbia Business School, focused on economics and strategy.