Grace Choi is a pioneer in digital cosmetics fabrication and the inventor of Mink - a 3D printer that can print makeup and can instantly transform any image into a wearable color cosmetic. Since launching in 2014, she has open-sourced the blueprints of the original Mink Printer via select educational and media outlets; released the Mink Pen, a digital custom color tool for industry professionals; and debuted her retail consumer line, Makeup Hacker, in winter 2016.
Grace’s previous innovation experience spans a variety of disciplines including medical devices, jewelry, footwear and food. She holds a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
She has been honored with a number of recognitions including: Advertising Age's “Creativity 50”; Racked Magazine’s “Beauty GameChanger of the Year”; Glamour Magazine’s “Tech Hero of the Year” and “35 beauty superstars under 35”. She has appeared as a guest on CNN, NBC TODAY and BBC and has been a guest speaker at WWD’s Digital Beauty Forum, MHacks (@ Univ. Michigan), GirlsWhoCode, Chicago Ideas Week, Columbia University, West Point and the Fashion Institute of Technology. Mink has been featured in numerous media outlets including BusinessWeek, Forbes, Vogue, Harper’s Baazar, Elle, Glamour, Allure, Marie Claire, Into The Gloss, Lucky and New York Magazine.