Jury

When nomination is closed, an independent jury will select the winners of the nine categories and they will also vote for Best Overall Developer Portal. We are thrilled and grateful that Anne Gentle, Ashley Hathaway, Michael Meng, Lukas Rosenstock and Jenny Wanger confirmed to form the Awards Jury in 2018!

Winners will be announced at the Awards Gala at the Barbican Centre in London on November 9th.

Anne Gentle

Anne Gentle

Anne is a technical leader who provides documentation processes and frameworks for improved customer experiences with APIs and SDKs. She served on the OpenStack Technical Committee and developed tools and processes for API documentation for OpenStack. She works closely with developers to provide best practices for REST API services. At Cisco, Anne coaches teams who want to weaponize documentation for the best user outcomes.

Ashley Hathaway

Ashley Hathaway

Ashley is an Engagement Director at Pivotal where she focuses on  financial client offerings through enablement and product leadership. She is a former Senior Dev Evangelist and Director of Product Manager for the IBM Watson Developer Cloud where she focused on their API offerings. 

 

 

 

 

Jenny Wanger

Jenny Wanger

Jenny Wanger is a senior product manager for SpotHero, a top-ranking app that helps people park easier. Her years of product management experience prior to that include running the developer experience team at Arity, a startup founded by Allstate in downtown Chicago, and consulting for companies large and small as the owner of Avenir Design. A researcher at heart, she only feels properly dressed when there’s a pack of post-it notes in her pocket. Find her studying user experience on the streets of Chicago or as a guest blogger at Mind the Product.

Michael Meng

Michael Meng

Michael is a Professor of Applied Linguistics at Merseburg University of Applied Science, where he now teaches courses on text analysis, text production, research methods and cognitive psychology in the B. Eng. and M. A. programs in Technical Communication. He presents regularly at conferences such as the European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication, Write the Docs, or the annual tcworld/tekom conference.

 

Lukas Rosenstock

Lukas Rosenstock

Lukas is a software developer (mostly PHP, some JS), technical writer, API consultant, and entrepreneur. He serves multiple clients with his unique combination of coding expertise, a perspective on business strategy as well as a passion for great documentation. Lukas is also building CloudObjects, an API directory, community and platform for developer tools.

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