Team Spotlight: Grace Thompson

Team Spotlight: Grace Thompson

Grace joined Token's engineering team in San Francisco in July 2017 and recently joined the London team to support sales and customer onboarding across Europe. Her hobbies include singing, but she also dabbles in guitar, piano, and a few other instruments. She lives in the Lancaster Gate area with her husband and is taking advantage of the theatre scene while they are living in London.

What was your last role before you joined Token?
University student, and preschool teacher prior to changing careers.

What is your role at Token?
Software Engineer

Why did you join Token?
Token's vision for a connected global financial ecosystem is what attracted me to the company.

What do you like most about working for Token?
The engineering work!

If you could switch jobs with anyone else at Token, whose job would you want?
I wouldn't want to switch jobs right now, I love my job!

What has surprised you the most about working in our industry?
The increasing number of opportunities that have arisen out of open banking continues to grow at a surprising pace. Industries across the board are realising that open banking has benefits.

What's your one prediction for the future of technology?
Connectivity and true instant payments.

What would you be doing if you pursued another career?
Computational Linguistics

Dogs or cats?
Dogs

Facebook or Instagram?
Instagram

Chicken or egg?
Chicken

Coke or Pepsi
Coke

iOS or Android?
iOS