Kevin is a software developer from Saint Paul working in tech startups for the last 10 years. Ask Kevin for help with anything related to building and deploying web or mobile applications, or about building products for other software developers.
Ian Coldwater is a DevSecOps engineer turned Red Teamer, who specializes in hacking and hardening Kubernetes, containers and cloud-native infrastructure. They have spoken at numerous national conferences about Kubernetes and container security, including DerbyCon, O'Reilly Velocity, and DevOpsDays MSP. In their spare time, they like to go on cross-country road trips, participate in Capture the Flag competitions, and eat a lot of pie. Ian lives in Minneapolis and tweets @IanColdwater.
Tamara Temple is seasoned software developer with a lot of experience in web development, server software, devops, and testing. She has always been passionate about helping people learn about and improve their skills in programming, tooling, and organizing. Tamara currently leads a weekly drop-in study group for women learning how to code. Tamara attended two Hack-the-Gap weekends as a participant, and is looking forward to mentoring teams this year.
Joe Karlsson is a Software Engineer from the frozen tundra known as Minneapolis, Minnesota. He writes code, builds teams and gives tech talks. He is the creator of feminist software, including bechdel.io which tells you if a movie script passes the Bechdel Test or not.
Alvina Vang is an Infrastructure Architect in the Technology Leadership Development Program at Travelers. Her knowledge and expertise is in Infrastructure as a Code, Docker Containers and Kubernetes. Alvina is passionate about empowering girls and women to learn more about the different technology’s in the world and take any opportunity I can to get involved in the community. “The key to being a good mentor is to help people become more of who they are, not to make them like you.”
Cara Weggler works as an Associate Android Engineer with When I Work. She has participated/volunteered/mentored at Hack The Gap since 2016.