Gillian Catrambone is a Director at Uptake, an industrial AI software company that works with customers like Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Rolls Royce and the US Army. At Uptake, she is responsible for enterprise-wide employee engagement, strategic planning, and critical operational projects. Prior to Uptake, Gillian worked in Ottawa, Ontario as the Director of Strategic Projects for President Obama’s US Ambassador to Canada, Bruce Heyman, and his wife Vicki Heyman. She started her career as a second-grade teacher on the Southeast side of Chicago, as a part of the Teach for America program.
Gillian is on the Auxiliary Board of the Chicago Council of Science and Technology, supports various Chicago Ideas Week programs, and volunteers with the Chicago-based experiential education non-profit Embarc.