I’m a polyglot hacker, writer, public speaker, and a recognized expert on high-performance system design and architecture. Since 1997, I’ve had the pleasure of building software and leading engineering teams for some of the biggest names technology, finance, and media.
Community, Awards & Recognition
- 2014 - participated in the White House Data Jam on STEM Workforce Quality, Flow, and Diversity
- 2014 - named on the Huffington Post “Top [email protected] in American Media” list
- 2015 - recipient, DCFemTech Powerful Women Programmer award
Want me to speak at your event?
I frequently speak at technology conferences and events around the world, and I’m always excited for the chance to venture in to new communities and talk about the kinds of personal and technical challenges we face. I am available to speak at both community and corporate events. Many of my talks are listed on the talks page, and I am generally open to creating custom presentations for your needs. Please contact me for more information on speaking engagements.
Want me to work for you?
Sorry, I’m not currently considering long-term or full-time engagements.
Want me to help you with a specific problem?
I love interesting problems and I consider short-term consulting gigs on a case-by-case basis. If you have something you think I can help with, please contact me and we can talk.