Developer turned Developer Marketer, Tessa Kriesel has been in the tech industry for over 12 years. She is a self-taught developer that has focused on the open source space most of her career.

In 2016, she changed gears and moved into the Developer Relations field where she has since led DevRel & community teams as well as grown communities, advocacy programs & her public speaking skills.

Today, Tessa is the founder of Devocate, a company focused on marketing to developers through customer engagement & advocacy marketing.