Jill Reckie is Director, Entrepreneurial Alliance and Pacesetters Program at the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), www.ncwit.org where she consults with companies on diversifying their technical workforce and with universities to increase diversity in their computing majors. Prior to NCWIT, Jill held executive leadership roles at AT&T Bell Laboratories (also known as Avaya and Lucent Technologies). As Global Director of Technical Marketing, she led the introduction of emerging technologies in customer locations worldwide and built innovative demonstration labs for sales teams in 90 countries. As Global Director of Executive Relationships, she convened CIOs from Fortune 100 customer companies to synthesize their insights on strategic direction for the $4B company’s CEO and senior leadership team. Jill earned her B.A. in Management Information Systems and minor in Computer Science from Washington State University. She continues pursue her passion and build upon her expertise for advising teams in the design and execution of new ideas that disrupt the status quo. She is actively involved in volunteering. She is a mentor for Bell Middle School who had a STEM project on SpaceX mission to the ISS in June 2015. She is also volunteer for TEDxMileHigh, Clean Tech Open, Boston Marathon, Rotary International, the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and the American Red Cross. Jill lives in Golden, CO with her husband Stephan Reckie, Managing Partner of Angelus Funding an angel investor network, and three children Ashley, Garrett and Stephanie.