Jonathan, who has been programming since he was in first grade, is a computer scientist with over a decade of professional experience. Having studied operating systems, distributed computing, and security in school, he spent a hot second in the public sector before heading into startup land. Having since left that world behind, Jonathan is now a Principal Technologist for a large company in the healthcare sector. He can be found coding and presenting at local meetups.
When many computers come together to perform a job, what happens? What can go wrong?
How are kernels, the heart of an operating system, designed? What works and what doesn't?
Keeping out the bad guys is more than just passwords and encryption. What's next for InfoSec?
Jonathan was raised by the then-nascent Free/Open Source Software community from the time he was in high school. He is comfortable working in 8+ computer languages and loves to learn and experiment with new ones and new paradigms.