Jacob is a software developer, community organizer, and has really nice hair. Like ridiculously nice hair.
He started his career creating web applications in PHP, Ruby, and Node.js. When he discovered Go he dove in deep and hasn’t regretted it for a minute. He is now a Community Engineer with Ardan Labs where he is focused on helping members of the Go community.
Coming from the thriving metropolis of Wichita, Kansas Jacob is the president of the devICT community whose mission is to “Educate, Empower, and Connect software developers in the Wichita area”. He also works closely with Women Who Code Wichita, Open Wichita, MakeICT, and Kansas Linux Fest.
When he isn’t working or organizing, Jacob is with his wife Anna and their three kids Kell, Carter, and Rory.