July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Tammy Butow

Tammy Butow
Site Reliability Engineering Manager, Dropbox

Website | @tammybutow

Tammy Butow is the customer support manager at DigitalOcean. She loves the cloud, hackathons, and making stuff. She built her first website when she was a teenager and has been involved in building the web ever since. Tammy has always loved the intersection of the online and offline world. In Australia she lead Girl Geek Dinners Melbourne, a 1000+ group of talented women, and ran Melbourne’s first all-female hackathon, She Hacks. She then went on to become a co-founder of Girl Geek Academy. Tammy loves all things digital, but also loves teaching, skateboarding, backpacking, camping, and live music. When she was 19 she decided to study a bachelor of information technology and a bachelor of education. She also spent time studying a masters of computer science. When she was 23 she spent a year teaching teenagers how to make computer games. Tammy then joined the National Australia Bank Graduate Program in 2009, and worked across NAB in a variety of technology roles including Cybercrime, Mortgage Broking, Innovation, and Strategy. She moved to New York a few months ago to work at DigitalOcean. She is excited to see more girls using cloud hosting and shipping their code!

Sessions

9:00am–12:30pm Monday, 07/20/2015
Tammy Butow (Dropbox), Georgi Knox (GitHub), Jessica Frazelle (Microsoft)
This will be a hands-on workshop aimed at those who are casually familiar with the Linux operating system. Perhaps you use it on a server or in a virtualbox, but want to gain deeper understanding about the kernel and how Linux actually works. Read more.