Katica Roy is a gender economist and the CEO and founder of Denver-based Pipeline, an award-winning SaaS company that leverages artificial intelligence to identify and drive economic gains through gender equity. Ms. Roy is driven by a passion to eradicate economic inequality and champions the rights of refugees, women, and children. Katica has more than two decades of experience in technology, healthcare, and financial services. She has a rare combination of expertise in and passion for gender equity, people analytics, and sales operations. Katica utilizes her knowledge to benefit several community and global initiatives, including as a board member of Book Trust, and University of San Francisco Women in Leadership and Philanthropy, former board member of Edge of Seven and Isabella Bird Community School, a former member of the CU Leeds Women’s Council, and the Women’s Foundation of Colorado, as well as a 2018 Colorado Governors’ Fellow and 2017 Luminary by the Colorado Technology Association. Katica is also an industry entrepreneur, thought-leader, and frequent editorial contributor and speaker, and was recently named a 2019 Stevie Gold Entrepreneur of the Year and a 2019 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business. Katica’s articles have been published by Fast Company, Forbes, Bloomberg, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, The Hill, The Advocate, Salesforce and Morning Consult.