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Julia Grace

Julia Grace
Director, Infrastructure Engineering, Slack

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Julia is a software engineer, maker and avid athlete. She is currently Head of Engineering at Tindie where she was the first employee and built the engineering team. Prior to joining Tindie, she was CTO of WeddingLovely (a 500 Startups company), Product Manager at a mid-stage startup, VigLink, and a Research Engineer as part of one of the world’s top User Experience Research groups at IBM Almaden Research. Julia holds a BS with Honors and MS in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where her research focused on both distributed systems and human computer interaction.


Location: Festival Pavilion
Boris Wertz (Version One Ventures), Zak Homuth (Upverter), Kate Drane (Indiegogo), Julia Grace (Slack), Emile Petrone (Tindie)
Hardware is hot, but moving from idea to product is a lot of hard work. Featuring Upverter, Indiegogo, Tindie, and VC Boris Wertz, the panel will address the lifecycle and platforms that hardware companies need to scale: from design, through fundraising, sales, manufacturing, and delivery. Read more.