17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK
Katrina Owen

Katrina Owen
Ecosystem Engineer , GitHub

Website | @kytrinyx

Katrina Owen is an ecosystem engineer at GitHub. She accidentally became a developer while pursuing a degree in molecular biology. Katrina focuses on automation, workflow optimization, and refactoring, working primarily in Go and Ruby. She contributes to several open source projects and is the creator of exercism.io, a platform for code practice and programming mentorship.


14:25–15:05 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Park Suite (Sponsored)
Katrina Owen (GitHub)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 5 ratings)
Open source sells itself as being about technical problems—delightfully thorny technical problems at that. However, successful projects are filled with people, which introduces a whole different set of problems. Katrina Owen illustrates the many ways in which things went wrong for Exercism because she didn’t treat people problems as first-class citizens. Read more.