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A software architect and developer, Chris founded Infrared5 in 2007 with his wife Rebecca, and technical co-founder Dominick to deliver innovative interactive experiences. Infrared5 got its start creating, maintaining and consulting for the open source... Read More.
Rachel Andrew is a front and back-end web developer, author and speaker. Her books include the bestselling CSS Anthology for Sitepoint and she is a regular contributor to a number of publications both on... Read More.
Node.js / Io.js core team &
I’m currently a front end developer at craigslist. I’ve also been a backend developer and sysadmin, but I love front end work the most. The confluence of engineering, psychology, and the power to make a... Read More.
Juan is the inventor of IPFS and Filecoin. He founded Protocol Labs, Inc., he loves open source, and believes improving the internet is critical work. Juan is obsessed with knowledge, science, and technology. He... Read More.
Kimberly Blessing is Senior Director of Web Development and Technology Consulting at Think Brownstone in Philadelphia. If you’re looking for a new role, we’re hiring! Please get in touch and we can sync up during... Read More.
By day Glenn Block works at Splunk making it easier for developers to work with Big Data as he drives development of Splunk’s Dev platform. By night, Glenn is an active maintainer and contributor of... Read More.
Founded &yet in 2008 after over a decade of doing web development on the side. Have since then built it into a great team with strong focus on realtime web.
Dan Callahan is a Senior Software Engineer in Mozilla’s Developer Relations team, where he focuses on the Firefox Developer Tools. Dan previously worked on the Mozilla Persona project, an attempt at replacing passwords with user... Read More.
I’ve been a software engineer at Manta.com for 10 years. Recently I’ve been focusing on front-end web development using Node, Angular, and Bootstrap. I’m a web speed enthusiast, so my goal in life is to... Read More.
Christophe Coenraets is a Developer Advocate for Salesforce.com where he focuses on mobile application development. Prior to joining Salesforce.com, Christophe was a Developer Advocate for Adobe where he worked with the PhoneGap and Cordova team... Read More.
Ms. Danese Cooper joined an Irish Tech firm, NearForm, Ltd, as VP of Special Initiatives after serving nearly 5 years as the Head of Open Source Software at PayPal, Inc. during which time she also... Read More.
Randall Degges is a Developer Evangelist at Stormpath and a prominent Pythonista.
Prior to joining Stormpath, he founded and built OpenCNAM, the largest Caller ID API service in North America. He has been actively... Read More.
Ben is the VP of Engineering for T1 and Apps Development at MediaMath. He joined MediaMath in 2009 and leads the teams focused on delivering our best-in-class digital marketing application, TerminalOne. Prior to joining MediaMath,... Read More.
Kyle Drake is a tech entrepreneur working to bring back the lost art of amateur personal websites with Neocities.
When not working on Neocities, Kyle helps to build the open source communities, including early work... Read More.
Brendan Eich was founder and long-term CTO at Mozilla. He also served as SVP of engineering and briefly as CEO. Brendan is widely recognized for his enduring contributions to the Internet revolution.... Read More.
As the CTO of Info Tech, Inc., Charles Engelke led the effort to bring sealed bidding to the Internet, which requires public key cryptography to maintain the seal and provide digital signatures. As a... Read More.
Software developer, contributor to open source, author and speaker, iconoclast. Ringleader at The Hybrid Group.
Max Firtman is a mobile+web developer, trainer, speaker and writer. He wrote many books, including “Programming the Mobile Web” (available in second edition) and “jQuery Mobile: Up and Running” published by O’Reilly Media.
He is... Read More.
TJ Fontaine moved from Ohio to San Francisco in 2013 to work full time at as an engineer Joyent and the project lead at Node.js. At Joyent, Fontaine originated and produced an ongoing event series... Read More.
I’ve spent the last several years swimming (at times sinking) in the Open Web waters. Finding JS and CSS/HTML was the best thing that could have happened to me. By day I am... Read More.
Dr. Andreas Gal is Chief Technology Officer and VP Mobile at Mozilla, leading technical decision making, representing Mozilla externally on technology, and managing R&D programs. Dr. Gal co-founded the Boot to Gecko open mobile ecosystem... Read More.
In early 2012, Dan joined Sencha, where he provides pre-sales... Read More.
Todd H Gardner is the president and co-founder of TrackJS (trackjs.com) and an independent software consultant. With over a decade of experience building software systems, Todd has built large enterprise systems, complex software products, and... Read More.
Fippo has been building messaging, telephony, and video systems for over 15 years. He is a widely recognized WebRTC developer, the top non-Google contributor to the Google’s WebRTC samples on github, a key contributor to... Read More.
A graphic designer turned UI developer, I’ve been making websites professionally for years and enjoy all aspects of new projects, from their development to their design and architecture.
During the day, you can find me... Read More.
Brandon left the world of marketing to find that creating software for people made him happy. Brandon lives in Austin, TX, where he helps run The Frontside, an Ember.js and Rails consultancy. Brandon’s lifelong mission... Read More.
Les Hazlewood is Stormpath co-founder and CTO and the Apache Shiro PMC Chair.
Prior to forming Stormpath, Les held senior architectural positions at Bloomberg and Delta Airlines and he was former CTO... Read More.
Courtney Hemphill is a Partner and Tech Lead at Carbon Five in San Francisco, CA. Over the past 10+ years, Courtney has worked on teams of developers and designers using full stack technology on web... Read More.
Kitt Hodsden is the 47th laziest developer in the world, a feat which takes considerable effort. That effort has taken her to Twitter, where she and her team built a unified platform for the company’s... Read More.
Burke Holland is a web developer living in Nashville, TN. He enjoys working with and meeting developers who are building mobile apps with jQuery / HTML5 and loves to hack on social API’s. Burke works... Read More.
Cory is founder of Bitnative LLC, an agile software development and training consultancy, and creator of OutlierDeveloper.com, a blog for software developers who aspire to be exceptional. He is a Pluralsight author, Microsoft
Paul Irish is a front-end developer who loves the web. Works at Google on Chrome and it’s tools.
Ryan Jarvinen is an Open Source Evangelist working with RedHat’s OpenShift team. He lives in Oakland, California and is passionate about open source, open standards, open gov, and digital rights.
You can reach... Read More.
Shortly after it arrived at his home in 1993, Jordan began disassembling his first computer – his mother was not happy. She breathed more easily when he moved from hardware into programming, starting with
William Kennedy is a managing partner at Ardan Studio, a mobile, web, and systems development company in Miami, Florida. He is a coauthor of the book Go in Action, the author of the blog GoingGo.Net,... Read More.
Jonathan is a software engineer at Etsy, where he focuses on solving web performance and scalability challenges. He started the Boston Web Performance Meetup Group, and contributes to a few open source projects, including the... Read More.
Sanders Kleinfeld is Director of Publishing Technology at O’Reilly
Media, where he leads development efforts on O’Reilly’s XHTML5
single-source toolchain for generating print and digital book formats.
He also focuses on R&D... Read More.
For more than a dozen years, Jen Kramer has been educating clients, colleagues, friends and graduate students about the meaning of a “quality website.”
Jen develops sites that are functional, usable, accessible, and supportive of... Read More.
Andreas Kunz is software architect and developer at the German enterprise software company SAP (since 2005), where he focuses on web user interfaces.
Member of the UI5 (web UI library) development team since its... Read More.
Rasmus Lerdorf is an engineer at Etsy, known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995. Rasmus was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo for seven years and has contributed to a... Read More.
Divya works at Adobe on tools to help web designers. Previously, she worked at Opera, advocating the use of web technologies while contributing to open source projects and books on web development. She also participates... Read More.
Mina is a Sass-lovin’ front-end architect in Dallas. She recently founded the Dallas chapter of Girl Develop It, and also teaches for Black Girls Code. Mina has presented at various conferences and events, including Front... Read More.
As a long time mobile and web developer, Tim channels his knowledge and experience as PayPal’s Lead Developer Evangelist in EMEA. He is passionate about startups and serves as mentor at multiple incubators and... Read More.
Jonah Moses is a Software Engineer for New Relic’s Browser team.
Lee Munroe is a Digital Product Designer, currently leading design at Mailgun, the email service for developers by Rackspace. Designer and front-end html/css guy. Previously of Runnable and Kareo.
Brad Nelson is a Software Engineer at Google focusing on Developer Tools, Browser Performance, and Security. Brad likes tiny programs, colorful pictures, and the Forth programming language.
Stew Nickolas is an IBM Distinguished Engineer working in the IBM Emerging Internet Technologies organization where he has led several projects focused on new and evolving technologies that represent future business opportunities. As... Read More.
Tony Parisi is an entrepreneur and career CTO/architect. He has developed international standards and protocols, created noteworthy software products, and started and sold technology companies. Tony’s passion for innovating is exceeded only by his... Read More.
Ryan leads infrastructure engineering at Runscope, an online service that helps developers as they work with APIs. Runscope helps you debug and test the APIs that you interact with — both public APIs like the... Read More.
Tony Porterfield is a software engineer with 20 years experience in the computer and networking industries. A parent of two, he is a strong advocate for improving the security and privacy of web applications used... Read More.
Badri is the CTO and SVP of Engineering at TokBox, the provider of OpenTok, the leading real-time communications platform. At TokBox, he leads the core engineering and operations teams and is responsible for... Read More.
Alois is Chief Evangelist of ruxit. He is fanatic about monitoring, DevOps and application performance. He spent most of his professional career in building monitoring tools and speeding up applications. He is a regular conference... Read More.
Brian Rinaldi is the Developer Content Manager at Telerik. Brian run the Telerik Developer Network and founded the popular web and mobile developer site Flippin’ Awesome (now Modern Web). Brian also co-manages the Mobile Web... Read More.
Amanda graduated from NYU with a Masters of Computer Science in 2010. Since then, she’s worked for Google and then Indiegogo.
JS Community Organizer.
Creator/Curator of NodeConf & JSFest.
Author of request and frequent writer on open source community.
James is the lead user experience engineer at Fastly. Previously at Zendesk, his interests include classical music, Italian food, and punctuation.
Stefanie Schirmer is a Software Engineer at Etsy and an alumna of Hacker School in New York.
She studied Applied Computer Science in the Natural Sciences in Bielefeld, Germany, where she developed a type checker... Read More.
Dan Shaw is a co-founder of NodeSource and is dedicated to helping improve and expand the Node Community. He is a veteran of numerous Node.js startups, including Voxer, Spreecast and Storify. Dan has extensive experience... Read More.
John is a Co-founder and CEO of Runscope and API fanatic. As an early employee at Twilio, John lead the developer evangelism program and worked as a Product Manager for Developer Experience. After... Read More.
Kathy Sierra worked as a game programmer, interaction designer, and learning specialist (Sun Microsystems, UCLA Extension) before creating the best-selling Head First series for O’Reilly. She was the original creator of one of the... Read More.
Travis Smith is a physicist turned developer with a history of working on distributed systems. He is currently a Developer Advocate for Atlassian. Travis is involved in the open source community, committing to and maintaining... Read More.
Simon St.Laurent has spent most of his career explaining technology. He is cochair of the Fluent and OSCON conferences, a senior editor at O’Reilly, and a web developer. He has written over a dozen... Read More.
Marcy Sutton is a developer at Substantial in Seattle, where she is currently contributing full-time as an accessibility engineer on Material Design for Angular.js. She’s also a co-chair and instructor for the Seattle chapter of... Read More.
Mike works as a Web Compatibility Engineer at Mozilla from Austin, TX.
Steve Teilhet is an author and a security researcher. He has been working in the security field for the last 13 years mainly in the area of application security. He uses this knowledge in developing... Read More.
Christina holds a BA in Psychology and Communications and a certificate in web development. Over the years, she has gained agency experience working at various digital agencies such as Teehan + Lax and Nurun as... Read More.
TJ VanToll is a developer advocate for Telerik, a jQuery team member, and the author of jQuery UI in Action. He has over a decade of web development experience—specializing in performance and the mobile web.... Read More.
Julien Verlaguet is a software engineer at Facebook. He is the technical lead on Hack, a programming language for HHVM that interoperates seamlessly with PHP. Prior to joining Facebook in 2011, Julien was... Read More.
After many years... Read More.
TL;DR – Marketer turned designer/developer.
Currently building scalable UI/UX at MuleSoft.
I founded Inbound Now (now advisor), where we make open source marketing software.
Before that,... Read More.
Estelle Weyl started her professional life in architecture, then managed teen health programs. In 2000, she took the natural step of becoming a web standardista. She has consulted for Kodakgallery, SurveyMonkey, Samsung, Yahoo! and Apple,... Read More.
I’m a programmer, artist, and maker. I’m really excited about the maker movement, including the skill sharing, the DIY spirit, and the possible end of industrialization as we know it (that might still be... Read More.
Adrian is the “Serious Programming Guy” at The Hybrid Group. He has been quickly becoming known to the open source community from speaking at GopherCon, MakerFaire, JSConf, RubyConf, RubyKaigi, MagmaConf, and many other tech conferences.... Read More.
Zemlin’s career spans three of the largest technology trends to rise over the last decade: mobile computing, cloud computing and open source software. Today, as executive director of The Linux Foundation, he uses this experience... Read More.
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