CHRISTINA WALLACE is the Vice President of Growth at Bionic, an enterprise growth solution that installs startup ecosystems into large enterprises, enabling them to discover and build the future. She is also the co-host of The Limit Does Not Exist, a Forbes podcast focused on the intersection of STEM and creativity, and a freelance writer, including as a contributor for Forbes.com.
A self-described “human Venn diagram” CHRISTINA WALLACE has crafted a career at the intersection of business, the arts, and technology. She is currently the Vice President of Growth at Bionic, an advisory firm that installs startup ecosystems into large enterprises, enabling them to discover and build the future. She is also the co-host of The Limit Does Not Exist, a Forbes podcast focused on the intersection of STEM and the arts, and a freelance writer, including as a contributor for Forbes.com. Christina co-authored upcoming business book New To Big: How Companies Can Create Like Entrepreneurs, Invest Like VCs, and Install a Permanent Operating System for Growth (March 2019, Currency).
Prior to joining Bionic, Christina founded BridgeUp: STEM, an edtech startup inside the American Museum of Natural History with a mission to captivate, inspire, and propel girls and women into computer science, funded by a generous $7.5M 5-year grant from the Helen Gurley Brown Trust. Previously Christina was the founding director of Startup Institute New York, the co-founder and CEO of venture-backed fashion company Quincy Apparel, a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, and an arts manager at the Metropolitan Opera. She holds undergraduate degrees in mathematics and theater from Emory University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
She regularly speaks, writes, and consults on a wide range of topics, ranging from failure to an interdisciplinary lens on innovation. She contributed a chapter to Passion and Purpose published by Harvard Business Press in 2011, and one to Go Against the Flow, published by Urbane Publications in 2016. Mashable called her one of “44 Female Founders to Know” and Refinery29 named her one of the "Most Powerful Women in NYC Tech." She has been profiled in Elle, Marie Claire, the Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company, among others.
Originally from Lansing, Michigan, Christina is pleased to sit on the alumni board of Interlochen Center for the Arts and is a Forte Foundation Ambassador. In her free time, she sings with various chamber choirs, embarks on adventure travel, including summiting Mt Kilimanjaro and trekking to Everest Base Camp, and is an amateur athlete, with 22 half marathons, 3 triathlons, and 3 marathons under her belt. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband Chas Carey and their two plants.