Cloud Developer Advocate, IBM
Jenna Ritten (@jritten) is a cloud software developer turned developer advocate for IBM Cloud. She works on expanding the reach of open source technologies to Detroit and Austin’s developer communities. Her areas of interest include hackathons, design-thinking workshops, NLU/NLP, gamified learning, and Blockchain. Jenna left Detroit to attend Dev Bootcamp San Francisco to learn full-stack web development before joining IBM Austin as part of the Tech Re-Entry program. She is an advocate for non-traditional people in tech, much like herself, and provides support by building and fostering communities for underrepresented people in tech.