Brodie Roberts is a physicist, software engineer, and all-around nerd based in Ontario. After two degrees in theoretical physics, he left academia to pursue a career in programming. In the professional space his passions are prototyping, benchmarking, and performance optimization. His growing interest in public speaking has lead him to teach optimization methods with Index Exchange and at local Go peer groups. In his personal time, he weaves stories through the mediums of Dungeons & Dragons and improvised theatre. Catch him keeping the skies clear in Overwatch or dodging blue shells in Mario Kart.