Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Michelle Casbon

Michelle Casbon
Senior Engineer, Google

Website | @texasmichelle

Michelle Casbon is a senior engineer on the Google Cloud Platform developer relations team, where she focuses on open source contributions and community engagement for machine learning and big data tools. Michelle’s development experience spans more than a decade and has primarily focused on multilingual natural language processing, system architecture and integration, and continuous delivery pipelines for machine learning applications. Previously, she was a senior engineer and director of data science at several San Francisco-based startups, building and shipping machine learning products on distributed platforms using both AWS and GCP. She especially loves working with open source projects and is a contributor to Kubeflow. Michelle holds a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge.


5:10pm–5:50pm Wednesday, 05/18/2016
Open Source 101
Location: Ballroom C Level: Intermediate
Michelle Casbon (Google)
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Michelle Casbon explains how, starting with little more than enthusiasm, she made her first contribution to the Apache Spark project this year. Michelle tells the story of this journey, sharing the key lessons she learned in a format that serves as a guide for anyone looking to get started, especially if they don’t know where to begin. Read more.