As Director, Technical Operations & Delivery, Hilina Kebede ensures U.Group’s technology teams are providing customers with the best digital solutions possible. She works with a variety of customers including NASA, FTC, U.S. Mint, African Wildlife Foundation, National Parks Foundation, and the U.S. Department of State.
Hilina is also a partner at Score 3 Ventures and an advisor at University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, where she consults with student-led startups trying to commercialize their research.
Over the course of her career, Hilina has led technology and business transformation for Fortune 500 companies in the areas of innovation, product development, digital strategy, eCommerce, retail merchandising, CRMs, and supply chain management. She is motivated by a desire to learn and make the world a better place by solving problems relevant to both markets and society. Hilina is passionate about people, design, technology, and transforming ideas into products that matter.
Hilina holds a BS in Electrical Engineering with a Biomedical Specialization from Southern Methodist University.