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Speaker bio

julia ferraioli is an open source engineer, scientist, and analyst with a decade of experience in launching, managing, and optimizing open source projects at scale at companies such as Google, Twitter, and Cisco. She is the co-founder of Open Source Stories, contributor to LeadDev, and sought after conference speaker.

Her background includes research in machine learning, robotics, HCI, and accessibility. Julia finds energy in developing creative demos, creating beautiful documents, and rainbow sprinkles. She’s also a fierce supporter of LaTeX, the Oxford comma, and small pull requests.