Tracy Pesin has been developing mobile applications since the dark days before the iPhone. Currently the sole iOS developer at NYC startup bit.ly, and formerly Director of Mobile Engineering at Major League Baseball Advanced Media. She volunteers for organizations like Code Ed and NYC Generation Tech to bring under-represented communities into tech.
Vanessa is currently building Developers for Good, a network and platform for developers and aspiring developers to use their skills to support social missions. Vanessa previously led database and analytics efforts at Paperless Post and co-founded Girl Develop It to provide low-cost, judgement-free environments to learn about software development.
Molly or "Mols" is an author, teacher, and Open Web Evangelist. She has spent the majority of her 25 years in IT working with the internet, and observed the Web emerge and evolve from its first days at CERN. She currently works at Knowbility, providing equal access to technology for people with disabilities.
Emma is a vibrant technologist from London, living in New York. She recently joined Google as a Software Engineer in the Search Quality team. Previously, she worked with social graph and natural language data in the start-up world. You can’t miss her bright red hair and distinctive accent. She can often be found collecting stories as an Adventure Capitalist.
Marianne Bellotti is a hackathon vet, having attended Photo Hack Day 1 & 2, API Hack Day 1 & 2, Hackday.tv, GDI Hackathon, Startup Weekend NYC, Meetup’s Battle of the Braces, and more, winning thousands of dollars in prizes. Currently she serves as a Developer Evangelist and Hacker-in-Residence at Temboo, hacking in PHP, Python, and JS (including node.js).
Rebecca is big on social change and getting more youth into tech. She co-founded CoderDojo NYC, a non-profit offering free sessions to youth to learn to code. Previously she was a developer at DoSomething.org, a non-profit getting young people to take offline action. Currently Rebecca is the CTO of Greatist, the fastest growing health, fitness and wellness startup.