Daniel Colson, Developer, thoughtbot
Daniel is a full stack developer with experience building web applications with Ruby, Python, TypeScript, React, and GraphQL.
Daniel is active in the Ruby community. He is the maintainer of several popular open-source libraries, including factory_bot and factory_bot_rails, and has been invited to speak about his work on the Ruby Rogues podcast and on The Bike Shed. He is on the Rails Issues team, and is a co-author of the “This Week in Rails” newsletter.
Elisa Verna, Developer, thoughtbot
Elisa Verna joined thoughtbot as a Developer in 2019. Recently Elisa has been supporting a variety of Rails and React projects including a Rails upgrade for a music distribution company, tokenization work for a commercial real estate company translating their application and mentoring developers at a non-profit organization.
Before joining thoughtbot, she was a software engineer at Ellevate Network, a certified B Corp working to end gender inequality in the workplace.
Joël Quenneville, Senior Developer, thoughtbot
Joël has spent significant time working in health tech and B2B with start-ups including Careport Health and ezCater, focusing on feature delivery and developer mentorship. He also was a key team member mentoring the Adwerx team during a Ruby on Rails upgrade and process overhaul.
In addition to his extensive TDD and Ruby on Rails experience, Joël has championed the use of Elm to ensure business-critical applications work as intended with clients including Travelers Insurance.