Ep 81 Chloe Condon – Musical Theater Actress Turned Software Engineer

Chloe Condon

Former musical theatre actress and Hackbright Academy graduate, Chloe Condon is now a Developer Evangelist at Sentry. Pre-Hackbright, she spent her nights and weekends performing in the Bay Area as a singer/actress and worked in tech by day. To support her theatre career, she started to learn to code on her own through online resources. Perhaps the only engineer you’ll meet who has been in “Hairspray”, “Xanadu”, and “Jerry Springer: the Opera”- she is passionate about bringing people with non-traditional backgrounds into the world of tech. If you’re trying to place her face, yes- she’s the young woman giving the awkward thumbs up in the “What It’s Like to be a Woman at a Tech Conference” article (which she also wrote). Chloe is also the organizer of TechLadyPicnic (a SF women in tech meet-up group), as well as the hostess/organizer of Sentry Scouts (a camp-themed monthly tech meet-up… yes there are patches for each meet-up). A quick Google search of her will provide you with getting started with Docker videos, observability articles, theatre reviews, tech blogs, and videos of her singing- enjoy!

EXTRAS:

Hackbright Academy

Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits–to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life by Gretchen Rubin

The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win by Gene Kim

https://breakingintostartups.com/

Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm by Thich Nhat Hanh

CONTACT:

https://twitter.com/ChloeCondon

https://www.linkedin.com/in/chloecondon/

https://medium.com/@chloecondon

https://blog.sentry.io/2018/01/10/sentry-scouts-meetup
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QUESTION(S) OF THE DAY:
What was your favorite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let me know in the comments.

About the author, Yuri

Yuri Cataldo is a classically trained set/costume designer, an award-winning entrepreneur and a graduate of Yale, Juilliard, and Indiana University.

He is a mentor and Judge at MassChallenge, has lectured at Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Tufts, Notre Dame, Tufts, Emerson College, Indiana University, Ohio State, and at numerous conferences about the intersections of art & entrepreneurship, innovation, and how to move past failure.

As the principle of Art Tech Media Group, he helps companies and creatives launch projects, products, and get a ton of press.

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