Kara went from tutus to tech. After pursuing a career as a professional ballerina, she returned to her hometown of Nashville, TN to work as a music publicist. A life of pitching journalists and red carpets left her feeling unfulfilled and she made the switch to the tech world.
Nadieh Bremer is a graduated Astronomer, turned Data Scientist, turned Data Visualization Designer. While working for a consultancy & fintech company she discovered her passion for the visualization of data and is now working as a freelancing data visualization designer.
Ben is a VP of Engineering developer, working with startups to launch MVP's and large corporates to deliver in startup speed. He enjoys participating in hackathons, guest lecturing as part of the University of Southampton Computer Science course and acting as a tech advisor to multiple startups.
Chris Fritz works on open source and helps companies around the world build incredible web frontends. He’s most well known for his work as a member of the Vue core team, writing and curating documentation, along with other tools and resources to make life simpler for web developers.
Dimension Media, Inc.
Jan is a co-founder of Depfu, your friendly dependency update robot factory. He’s a web developer at day and a digital artist at night, but too old to actually stay up at night.
Tuft & Needle
Chris DeMars is a front-end developer from Detroit, Michigan working remotely for Tuft & Needle. For his community contributions, he holds awards as a Microsoft MVP in Developer Technologies and Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies. He is also an international speaker and organizer for Vuetroit and co-organizer for the Ann Arbor Accessibility Group.
Chris Klug is an extreme sports-loving old geezer who has been coding up solutions for different clients for the last almost 20 years.
Freelance (Posva Solutions)
FrontEnd Developer based in Paris with a lot of dedication for Open Source, particularly for Vue.js. He enjoys working with passionate people, coaching and writing maintainable code.
Gant Laborde is a software consultant, adjunct professor, published author, and award-winning speaker. He volunteers as a mentor, an “open sourcerer”, and aspires to one day become a mad scientist. His React Native and Machine Learning prowess are prevalent through blogs, videos, and maintainer status in popular repositories.
Stefan started programming 8 years ago and quickly fell in love with web performance, new technologies, and accessibility. He is also a curator of the web performance online resource Perf Tooling, organizer of the Accessibility Club Conference, contributes to a variety of open-source projects and enjoys sharing nerdy discoveries.
Martin is a software engineer based in London. He currently works at a biotech startup called Synthace. Previously he was on the core React Native team at Facebook.
Tim is a web developer from Amsterdam who moved to Paris to explore the magical world of luxury clients and baguettes. He likes to build fancy websites, make music and cook food.
Art is a human being and genuine, certified crazy person, but for some portion of the day, he’s also a software engineer who enjoys thinking about how and why we program computers, and how psychology can help us do it better. He’s an advocate for mental health, an avid learner and reader, and he believes that green apple is the worst candy flavor (even worse than grape).
Juho is behind the SurviveJS effort. He has been active in the open-source scene since the early 2000s and participated in projects like Blender and webpack as a core team member. Juho lives in Vienna, Austria, and was chosen as the Finnish Code Ambassador of 2017 by Blue Arrow Awards and runs React/GraphQL Finland conferences.