Galya Iliev is a community builder and entrepreneur.
Galya is the Director of Community for the award-winning design software, Sketch. She also oversees business operations and community building at Sketch App Sources, the largest collection of design resources for Sketch. Before joining Sketch, Galya was a Product Manager at Alarm.com, a leading provider in cloud based services for remote control and smart home security and automation. Together with her husband, they run business operations in their company which specializes in design, development, and strategy for web and mobile solutions.
Galya grew up in Bulgaria and has had the fortune to live in Austria and Switzerland. She immigrated to the United States at the age of 12. Galya fondly remembers the countless acts of kindness from folks in her new community and acknowledges their role in shaping who she is today. Driven by a strong belief in the transformational power of communities, she joined many volunteer opportunities in an effort to give back. Galya holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science from Smith College.