These are conferences I will or have spoken at, as well as summaries of the talks I’ve given. If you’d like to have me speak at your event, please contact me.


Talent42June 11th, 2019Seatle, WA
Prairie CodeSeptember 12th, 2019Des Moines, IA


Recruiting Engineers (From an Engineer's Perspective)

Slides | Recording

Hiring talent is becoming increasingly difficult with low unemployment rates and the tech industry booming. What you can do to stick out? Learn from an engineer who's been involved on both sides - both as a candidate and with hiring - on what candidates REALLY want out of a position.

Building a UI Component Library with Styled Components

How do you maintain consistency across products, teams, and your organization? How do you ensure every button looks and functions the same way across all your digital properties? You might need a component library! Learn how we created ours, the benefits you can receive, and how we migrated to using a Monorepo to simultaneously deploy a variety of packages.