Angela has been in software development since 1999. She started her career at Software Architects building custom software, then spent 5 years as an ALM evangelist with Microsoft, and in late 2011 she left Microsoft to follow her passion back into the consulting world. She is now the ALM Practice Manager for Polaris Solutions, based in Chicago. Angela also runs the Chicago Visual Studio ALM user group, and is a Microsoft ALM MVP. Outside of wrangling TFS, Angela is an avid board gamer, an aspiring runner, and a Twitter addict. She lives in a 104 year old house in Oak Park that she is constantly working on/cursing at with her husband David.
Angelina is a software developer whom has been messing with computers since she was a tot. Angelina works as a software architect in the Center for Computational Genomics and Data Science under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Worthey within the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine. Outside work, Angelina helps organizing a local tech conference, WeRockIT Conf, and mentors within the community. Beyond work she freelances as a french horn player, enjoys k-dramas, plays video and board games, and adventures with her kiddos.
Annie Hedgpeth is a Cloud Automation Engineer at 10th Magnitude, a leading Azure consultancy, and is busy bringing healthy Chef and InSpec practices to her clients daily. Annie has long been a fan and proponent of InSpec, seeking to prove its accessibility to non-developers. She blogs about InSpec and other DevOps topics at http://www.anniehedgie.com
Annie Wang is a PM intern on the Open Service Mesh team this summer. She is an incoming junior at the University of Pennsylvania, studying Computer Science with a focus on cloud computing. She’s passionate about solving user-focused problems, supporting women in computer science, and drinking coffee. As an SF Bay Area native, she loves exploring the city and spending time outside!
Anthony is a Senior Manager for Platform Engineering at Allstate Insurance Company. He loves problem solving, particularly in the areas of cloud computing, application platforms, and distributed systems. He is considered patient zero of the CompoZed transformation effort that has affected Allstate and stands witness to the amazing journey the organization has gone through. One of his current passions is bringing an extreme programming approach to systems engineering and operations. Outside of work, he plays husband to his brilliant wife, and dad to his two amazing kids somewhere in the suburbs of Chicago.
Arri is a software frontend engineer and accessibility advocate. Currently she is working at Embark Vet making frontends better for all pet owners. On the weekends she can be found on a river or lake somewhere in her kayak or hiking up some mountains with friends.
Arthur Maltson is a Software Developer who’s 70% Dev and 30% Ops. He’s currently practicing DevOps during the day and, as a husband and father he’s also doing DadOps at night. Arthur embodies the Full Stack developer with his passion for infrastructure automation, API crafting, front end development and making work fun by introducing and/or building new tools. In his spare time Arthur spends far too much time trying to keep up with the latest tech. He also occasionally blogs, Tweets and commits to OSS.