Billie Sue Chafins has spent 20+ years shipping world-class consumer and enterprise software for large consumer technology companies, with over 15 years of experience managing teams.
She is currently a Vice President of Software Engineering in the Disney Streaming team, delivering experiences for Hulu, Disney+, ESPN+, and Star+. In this role, she leads a team of nearly 300 developers across Seattle, Santa Monica, New York, London, and Beijing working on Web engineering, Identity Access and Management, and Viewer Experience systems. Billie Sue is also the Head of Hulu’s Seattle Office, where she is responsible for the decision-making and operations of the company’s office in Seattle.
Prior to her work with Hulu and Disney, Billie Sue spent 14 years at Microsoft, leading several teams responsible for products like Windows UX and Office. She holds a BS and MS from the University of Kentucky in Computer Science.