Davy Stevenson is a developer in beautiful, sunny Portland, Oregon. She has a long history building successful products in the high tech space.
Right out of college Davy joined Insitu as an early-stage employee and contributed to the vision and object tracking team. Insitu was purchased by Boeing in 2009.
She joined Elemental Technologies as the founding member of the user interface team and later grew the team to 10 people. At Elemental she was responsible for the user interfaces of five products during the course of her tenure.
In 2013 Davy joined global mapping company Esri, where she works on next generation mapping technologies. She managed the Server and Mobile teams responsible for Esri's Geotrigger Service.
When not writing Ruby, she enjoys gardening, knitting, twittering, drinking all the fantastic beer that Portland has to provide, and ignoring her cats as much as they ignore her. She is a prominent member of Portland Twitter Storm Team, and has attained a black belt in emoji usage.
Davy holds degrees in Astrophysics and Computer Science from Williams College and a Masters in Computer Science from Portland State University.
- ACT-W 2015 Keynote: Career Advancement: The System is Rigged in Portland, OR
- RubyConf 2014: Benchmarking Ruby in San Diego, CA
- Frozen Rails 2014: Ruby as Science, Art and Craft in Helsinki, Finland
- Cascadia Ruby 2014: The Science of Success in Portland, OR
- Ruby Nation 2014: Ruby as Science, Art and Craft, in Washington DC
- La Conf 2014: The Science of Success, in Paris, France
- Ruby on Ales 2014: Ruby as Science, Art and Craft, in Bend, OR
- RubyConf 2013: Arrrr Me Hearty! Sailing the Seas of DRb in a Shoe, in Miami Beach, FL
- Cascadia Ruby 2013: Ruby as Art; Ruby as Science; Ruby as Craft, in Portland, OR
- Golden Gate Ruby Conference 2013: Afternoon Storytime: Team Building, in San Francisco, CA
- Ruby on Ales 2013: The Fourth 'R', in Bend, OR
- RubyConf 2012: DRb vs RabbitMQ Showdown, in Denver, CO
- Portland Digital eXperience 2012: Design for the Enterprise Panel, in Portland, OR
- Girls Gather for Computer Science: Video Profile
- Cooperative Tracking Flight Test
- Developing a Robust and Flexible Simulation Environment to Support Cooperative Tracking of UAVs