Build resilient systems at scale
May 27–29, 2015 • Santa Clara, CA
Amanda Folson

Amanda Folson
Developer Advocate, GitLab

Website | @AmbassadorAwsum

From humble beginnings as a PHP4 web developer in grade school, Amanda Folson now works as a developer advocate at GitLab, where she gets to share her passion for technology with others. When she’s not speaking, writing, or shooing cats off her keyboard, you’ll find her consuming APIs and IPAs.

Sessions

1:45pm–2:25pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Christina Maslach (UC Berkeley), Amanda Folson (GitLab), Ryn Daniels (Etsy), Laura Bell (SafeStack Limited), Vijay Gill (Salesforce.com)
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