Leah is an all-around open source advocate. During the day, she's one of the founders at Tilde Inc, the open-source-centric company behind Skylight. In her spare time, Leah works on developer conferences like GoGaRuCo, EmberConf, RailsConf, and a number of User Groups. She's also a member of the Ember project Core Team, and works with numerous open source projects to help build communities and events.
She previously worked as a consultant for clients in the tech sector, ran events for the jQuery Foundation and was employed managing the Community Marketing and Events department at Engine Yard. She is originally from Brooklyn, NY and now lives in Portland, OR with her husband.