Speakers

Speakers

We have the best speakers! Don’t believe us? Here are some of the speakers who have spoken or will be speaking at our events.

Christina Aldan

Christina Aldan

Christina Aldan is a TEDx speaker, trainer, and digital advertising consultant whose boutique agency, LG Designs, offers businesses brand consulting and creative content for everyday media.

Paige Bailey

Paige Bailey

Paige Bailey is a Sr. Cloud Developer Advocate specializing in machine learning and artificial intelligence with language expertise in Python and R.

Andy Barnov

Andy Barnov

Looking for a switch from a 15-year long career as an international TV reporter, Andy taught himself programming and got his Ruby/Rails bases covered by graduating from Le Wagon bootcamp in Paris.

Johnny Boursiquot

Johnny Boursiquot

Johnny Boursiquot is a multi-disciplined software and cloud engineer with two decades of experience spanning various server, client, and mobile technologies.

Jory Burson

Jory Burson

Jory is a consultant and educator working to improve collaboration in open source and open standards communities as a member of industry boards and standards setting organizations.

Raymond Camden

Raymond Camden

Raymond Camden is a developer advocate starting a new job soon. Until then, his bio is boring. Please google "pictures of cats" instead.

Chris Coyier

Chris Coyier

Chris is a web designer and developer. He writes about all things web at CSS-Tricks, talks about all things web on his podcast ShopTalk.

Kent C Dodds

Kent C Dodds

Kent C. Dodds writes JavaScript for PayPal and the open source community. He’s also a teacher. Kent likes his family, JavaScript, and React.

Tammy Everts

Tammy Everts

Tammy Everts is chief experience officer at SpeedCurve, where she helps companies understand how visitors use their websites. Tammy has spent the past two decades studying how people use the web.

Bianca Gandolfo

Bianca Gandolfo

Bianca is a JavaScript consultant and open source developer at Bitovi. You can find JavaScript content written and taught by her on Frontend Masters, Pluralsight and at coding Bootcamps throughout the world.

Ayan George

Ayan George

Ayan was introduced to Go in 2011 but fell in love with it in the last 4 years or so. He organizes the Orlando Go meetup and is currently CTO of a stealth startup, a father, husband, and an avid photographer.

Phil Hawksworth

Phil Hawksworth

Phil works in Developer Relations at Netlify, the fastest growing automation and hosting platform for modern websites.

Burke Holland

Burke Holland

Burke Holland is a front-end developer in Nashville, TN, working on the Azure team at Microsoft. Burke blogs only slightly better than he codes but not as good as he talks about himself in the 3rd person.

Tomomi Imura

Tomomi Imura

Tomomi Imura (a.k.a girlie_mac) is an avid open web & open technology advocate, who is currently working for Developer Relations team at Slack in San Francisco, also an advisor for Code Chrysalis in Tokyo.

Aimee Knight

Aimee Knight

Aimee Knight is a former figure skater, a graduate of the Nashville Software School, a software engineer for Warner Bros Digital Labs and a weekly panelist on the JavaScript Jabber podcast.

Brian LeRoux

Brian LeRoux

Brian LeRoux is the Cofounder/CTO of begin.com which is a new breed of app that helps teams stay organized in Slack. In a former life Brian worked at Adobe on PhoneGap/Apache Cordova.

Jen Looper

Jen Looper

Jen Looper is a Boston-based web and mobile developer and developer advocate at Progress specializing in cross-platform educational and fitness apps for iOS, Android, Kindle and more.

Tara Manicsic

Tara Manicsic

Tara is a lifelong student, teacher and maker from Cincinnati. She’s a Developer Advocate for Progress creating applications, tutorials, webinars and speaking at events.

Brad Marsh

Brad Marsh

Brad is a Senior Developer at SmartThings focusing on user experience driven development and finding better ways for people to interact with their homes.

Alyssa Nicoll

Alyssa Nicoll

Alyssa is an Angular Developer Advocate & GDE. Her two degrees (Web Design & Development and Psychology) feed her speaking career.

Jenell Pizarro

Jenell Pizarro

Jenell is a happy-go-lucky front end developer at IZEA and co-host of the tech podcast “The Thunder Nerds”.

Diana Rodriguez

Diana Rodriguez

Diana is a Full Stack Developer & DevOps with 15 years of experience based in Buenos Aires currently working at GoNitely.

Brandon Satrom

Brandon Satrom

Brandon Satrom is the Developer Evangelist for Particle. Brandon is an unabashed lover of the web, mobile and an avid tinkerer.

Holly Schinsky

Holly Schinsky

Holly works on the PhoneGap team at Adobe where she has a heavy focus on Developer Advocacy and Education via her blogging, sample apps, speaking and workshops.

David Simmons

David Simmons

David Simmons is the Senior IoT Developer Evangelist at InfluxData, helping developers around the globe manage the streams of data that their devices produce.

Kyle Simpson

Kyle Simpson

Kyle Simpson is an evangelist of the Open Web, passionate about all things JavaScript. He speaks, teaches, writes, and contributes to OSS.

Shannon Soper

Shannon Soper

Shannon works doing UX research at GatsbyJS. She is a Utah native who enjoys teaching aand performing music and keeping up with her dog’s Instagram fans.

Natalia Tepluhina

Natalia Tepluhina

Natalia Tepluhina is a Frontend Developer based in Kyiv, Ukraine. She is working at Scalac, where she builds single-page applications.

James Thomas

James Thomas

James is a Developer Advocate for IBM Bluemix, helping developers build scalable applications on IBM’s cloud platform.

TJ VanToll

TJ VanToll

TJ VanToll is a front-end developer, author, and a senior developer advocate for Progress who spends his time helping web developers build mobile apps.

Shannon Vettes

Shannon Vettes

Shannon is a swiss-army-knife who has worked in all things from project management to product management and basically everything in-between.

Nick Walsh

Nick Walsh

Nick Walsh is a Developer Evangelist at Datmo, where he works to empower machine learning and artificial intelligence developers through the creation of novel workflow tools.

Robert Wozniak

Robert Wozniak

Robert is a passionate programmer, husband and a leader working at McFadyen Digital and as an Invited Expert at the W3C.

Jem Young

Jem Young

Jem Young is an engineer at Netflix who loves dogs, reading, and clean code. He really enjoys working across the stack but his true passion lies in JavaScript.