Billie-Grace has over 23 years of industry experience, including FinTech, academia, pharmecuticals, manufacturing, and IT services. She specializes in computer security, and currently represents her team of 28 as a product manager for a 1,200 employee asset management firm. Outside of the office, Billie-Grace creates electronic art and is affiliated with NYC Resistor, a Brooklyn hacker/maker collective of 10 years. She is also a published photographer and has an unbroken 5 year streak of daily compositions. As a woman of transgender experience, she has been active in co-founding and participating in her employer’s LGBTQ employee resource group, as well as co-founding her employer’s women’s ERG. Billie-Grace holds a Master’s of Computer Science from New York University’s Courant School.