Billy is a biologist-turned-social entrepreneur passionate about addressing social determinants of health related to housing and homelessness. As the Director of Data Analytics and Impact, he manages Housing Innovation Lab, a cross-functional initiative that operationalizes the collective impact work of Supportive Housing Works through technology innovation and data-centric storytelling.
His previous housing projects include a first-of-its-kind mapping and studying of affordable and accessible housing in the State of Connecticut, completed for the state government. He is currently developing an affordable housing marketplace in partnership with regional housing and landlord providers. Additionally, Billy has collaborated and published with researchers at Yale and Rutgers on intersectional studies related to technology, mental health, and homelessness.
Complementing his professional work, Billy advocates for disability rights at the municipal level by chairing the New Haven Commission on Disabilities and at the national level through the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation.
He holds two Bachelors’ degrees in biology and history from MIT and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.