She is COO and founder of Prime Radiant. She’s an experienced developer and program manager. She started her career at Intel, and has worked for government, manufacturing and small businesses. She’s a major contributor to PostgreSQL. She founded the Portland PostgreSQL Users Group in 2006. She’s created three successful conference series about PostgreSQL, open source development and culture. She speaks internationally about free software, developer communities and trolling. Her interests include opening up government data with the City of Portland, urban chickens and finding ways to make databases run faster.