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Kafka Summit San Francisco 2018

Streaming platforms at massive scale.

October 16-17, 2018 | San Francisco

Julia Grace

Head of Infrastructure Engineering, Slack

Julia Grace is the Senior Director of Infrastructure Engineering at Slack, responsible for building the large scale distributed systems that power Slack.

Previously, Julia was a co-founder and CTO of Tindie where she established the company’s engineering department. She has also held engineering and product roles at venture funded startups across Silicon Valley and worked at IBM Almaden Research, where she published multiple peer-reviewed articles and earned several patents. She currently sits on the Cal Poly Computer Science Industry Advisory board and is an active advisor to several seed stage startups.

Julia received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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