Barbara Bickham, CTO (Chief Technology Officer) with extensive experience in Technology and Entrepreneurship. Her current areas of expertise are in Internet of Things, Blockchain, Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence.
Barbara is currently a CTO and Advisor for several companies in industries ranging from FinTech, Fashion, Wearables, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain. Previously, Ms. Bickham was the Director of Engineering for Flexeye where she architected, designed and coded the 2014 Gartner Cool Vendor Award Winning REST API for their IoT Platform eyehubiot.com.
Ms. Bickham founded TechGenii, Inc., a digital strategy company; Wilderforex.com, a Forex Software company; and PCNLA an investment association connecting Southern California businesses with venture funding.
She is on the Advisory Board of the MIND Institute, MindMusic and Yummy Society; and a Mentor for Springboard Enterprises, Stubbs Alderton PreCellerator and MakeInLA. She is an Advisor and EIR at the Bixel Exchange.
She holds degrees from University of Chicago, New Entrepreneurs Program, an MSCS from West Coast University and a BACS from University of California, Berkeley.