07/06/18 13:55 by Mark Keating (mdk)
It is a great pleasure to announce Ruth Holloway (GeekRuthie) as the first keynote speaker for this year conference.
In her presentations, Ruth Holloway shows you her own life and heart with humor and passion. With thirty years of experience in the technology trade, she has developed her skills in many technologies, while becoming a student of humanity.
In talks around the globe, Ruth seeks to inspire, challenge assumptions, and give attendees a greater consciousness of the world they inhabit.
Ruth epitomises the very essence of a community leader bringing humility, understanding and insight with a range of technical skills and social understanding. These are aspects that see her respected as a speaker, writer and advocate of diversity and inclusion.
Ruth has keynoted at conferences before where she has been praised for tackling difficult social issues, technical understanding and the puzzle that is people with both empathy and humour.
Ruth Holloway lives in Houston, TX, where she works for cPanel as a Perl Developer. She's a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a writer, a woodworker, and proud Mommy of the cutest dog you'll ever meet.