Pat Tressel
software engineer, Sahana Software Foundation

Way back in Ye Olde Days, when I was 16, my dad handed me a FORTRAN 4 manual — I’ve been programming ever since. After a detour through physics, I escaped from the University of Washington with an MS in Computer Science. I currently do tech support, software development, and student mentoring for the Sahana Software Foundation; work on autonomous mobile robots; and teach programming.


Location: E144 Level: Novice
Moderated by:
Kate Chapman (Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team)
Heather Leson (Ushahidi), Thea Aldrich (SecondMuse ), Pat Tressel (Sahana Software Foundation), Lindsay Oliver (Geeks Without Bounds), sara-jayne Terp (AppNexus)
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