Katta has a background in Cultural Studies and Computer Science from Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Before joining Social Play Technologies, Katta was also part of the successful OutsideTheBox project in which the research team co-designed technologies with individual autistic children. Katta's PhD centers around experiences of autistic children with technologies and including their first-hand perspectives. Other research interests include Games and Play, Critical Computer Science, Gender Studies and Philosophy of Science. Katta plays Roller Derby and can be found knitting in most meetings.