Charity is a cofounder and engineer at Honeycomb.io, a startup that blends the speed of time series with the raw power of rich events to give you interactive, iterative debugging of complex systems. She has worked at companies like Facebook, Parse, and Linden Lab, as a systems engineer and engineering manager, but always seems to end up responsible for the databases. Loves free speech, free software and a nice peaty single malt.
Chas is founder of PDFDATA.io, instigator of its technology, infrastructure, marketing, and customer success efforts. Solving the PDF data recovery problem.
Catherine Dixon is a designer, writer and teacher. As a designer she works mostly with text-based projects, including typographic covers for the award-winning ‘Great Ideas’ series for Penguin Books. Catherine writes regularly on letterforms in environmental contexts, contributing to the website http://www.publiclettering.org.uk, and co-authored the book Signs: lettering in the environment.
Lead backend engineer @unmadeworks. Cares about Tech leadership. Python. DevOps. MazzOps. Emoji. Does not tolerate shitlords.
Dormain fell in love with printmaking before graduating high school. Even as she toiled for over five years as an investment analyst, she spent her weekends in a shared studio, at the press. Today, she is a Director of Product and Customer Marketing with Pivotal. Naturally, Dormain holds a B. A. in History from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Pia is a democracy activist, open source sustainer, and co-founder at Open Collective. Chair of DemocracyEarth Foundation. Pia worked in politics in Argentina and developed technology for democracy around the world. YC Alum, globe-trotter and Roma’s mum. Now based in NYC.
Mandy is director of Developer Experience at Cisco. Interested in all things that help developers – tools, APIs, docs, frameworks. novice drummer, mom of 2 boys!
Jessica Rose is a technologist obsessed with fostering more equal access to technical education and meaningful work in technology. She’s founded the Open Code meetup series, co-founded Trans*Code and runs the Pursuit Podcast.
Gemma is a facilitator, futurist, strategy designer. She’s passionate about co-creating spaces for transformation. She works with organisations and social movements to tackle the root causes of problems in society – not only their symptoms. Her focus is on culture, leadership and human values to deal with complex, changeable and uncertain environments.
Gemma started-up the Living Grid: an initiative that’s reimagining the future of energy by learning from the living energy ecosystem that already exists on our planet. Lives just up the road in Stoke Newington. Love hate relationship with tech!