Based out of Portland, Oregon from the Web Platform Team at Microsoft, Scott Hanselman is a programmer, teacher, and speaker who has been blogging for over a decade, coding for twice that, and podcasting for over half that. He can code, write, speak, empower, promote, braid, learn and listen. Community, social equity, media, entrepreneurship and above all, the open web are some of the things that excites him.
Chris DiBona is the director of Open Source at Google. An acclaimed world leader in the use, creation and release of open source and free software. Chris is a fantastic developer relations person and specialises in Open Source, Programming Methodologies, C++, Python, Perl, Game Development, Game Marketing, Marketing, Public Relations, Developer Relations. Acquisitions due diligence and so much more. He is also an editor and author for famous website Slashdot.
Born in Greenland and grown up in Denmark and Canada, Rasmus Lerdorf pulled the PHP project off the ground in 1995 and contributed to a number of other open source projects over the years. He has worked as an Infrastructure Architect at Yahoo and currently working in Etsy.
Addy Osmani is an Engineering Manager at Google working on Chrome, he is author of open-source projects like Yeoman, TodoMVC and Material Design Lite. He leads a Speed team on Google Chrome which makes the web fast. He also founded an online fashion clothing called TeeJungle which has exclusive T Shirts and accessories for programmers.
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Val Head is a designer and web animation consultant who hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania She is the author of Designing Interface Animation and The Pocket Guide to CSS Animation. Val leads workshops at companies and conferences around the world on motion design for the web and loves every minute of it.
Lin Clark makes code cartoons. She’s also part of Mozilla’s Emerging Technologies Group, where she works with the WebAssembly and Rust teams. She stuffs her head with code and turns it into code cartoons.
Jeff Atwood is an American software developer, author, blogger, and entrepreneur is the co-founder of Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange. He writes the computer programming blog Coding Horror.
A Pythonista, Vickey Twomey-Lee loves programming in Python and writing blogs. He organises tech events and loves working on diversity.