This is a summary resume, for full details see my LinkedIn profile.

Present position

Manager, Site Reliability Engineering, Google, 2017–present.

Selected past positions

  • Software engineer, Site Reliability, Google, 2016–2017
  • Partner Engineer, Stripe, 2016
  • Deputy Executive Director, the Ada Initiative, 2013–2015
  • Director of operations and programs, the Ada Initiative, 2011–2013
  • Senior analyst/developer, CommSecure Pty Ltd, 2004–2006


See my Speaker page.

Selected Open Source community positions

  • founder, LinuxChix miniconferences at linux.conf.au (now Haecksen miniconferences), 2007, lead or co-lead organiser, 2007–2008, contributing volunteer 2012–2014.
  • founder, Oceania Women of Open Tech, 2011–2014
  • reviewer for linux.conf.au 2007–2014
  • (co) chair of the linux.conf.au program in 2008–2010, and 2013
  • committee member of Linux Australia in the first half of 2011


  • Doctor of Philosophy; computer science (Macquarie University, 2013)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours); honours class I in computing (Macquarie University, 2004), majors in computer science and mathematics (University of Sydney, 2003)
  • Bachelor of Arts, majors in linguistics, philosophy and semiotics (University of Sydney, 2003)