Nicole Schwartz (a.k.a. CircuitSwan) speaks about DevSecOps, Agile, Diversity & Inclusion, and Women in Technology.

She is currently a Senior Product Manager at ActiveState, the Chief Operating Officer for The Diana Initiative and one of the organizers for the SkyTalks village at DEF CON.

She resides in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with her partner, 2 tuxedo cats and a giant rabbit.

She holds a Master of Science in Information Technology from Clarkson University.  

She was formerly a Product Manager at GitLab, Scrum Master and Agile Coach for GEICO, Technical Product Manager at Rackspace for the Rackspace Public Cloud Control Panel (2011-2017), owner of The Devotea USA tea company, member of the board for Hacksburg (a local non-profit makerspace), and teacher for Let's Code Blacksburg and Hacksburg

Her former handle was AmazonV.

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