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The Build Blog is a collection of perspectives and viewpoints on the craft of building digital products today, written by the technologists that build them. By builders, for builders.

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Tim Whitney
Tim is a Practice Area Lead with Slalom Build in Chicago. He helps clients with architectural vision, product development, and engineering thought leadership.
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Matt Ritter
Software engineer & Solution Principal at Slalom Build in Chicago, spicy food enthusiast, & amateur clockmaker. Editor of the Slalom Build blog.
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Tim Knapp
Engineering Practice Lead and Architect at Slalom Build. Tech Culture Champion, Dad, Amature Foodie. Editor & Curator of the Slalom Build Blog
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Andy Hieb
Marketing technology leader at Slalom Build, with a background in content management, content strategy, and open source software.
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Blake Norrish
QA, Software Developer, Consultant, Pessimist.
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Noah Pashley
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Chuck Snavely
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Bethany Petryszak Mudd
Experience Design Practice Lead at Slalom Build with a passion for creating products people love
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Augusto Kiniama Rosa
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James Graf
Solution Architect as Slalom
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Sanjeev Tittai
Quality Engineering Practice Leader
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Jayne Bowman Hallock
Sage Software, Content & Social Media Manager — Word nerd. Psychology fanatic. Big fan of dogs, red wine, running, reading and funny people.
Writers
Go to the profile of Matt Ritter
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Matt Ritter
Software engineer & Solution Principal at Slalom Build in Chicago, spicy food enthusiast, & amateur clockmaker. Editor of the Slalom Build blog.
Go to the profile of Tim Whitney
Slalom Build editor
Tim Whitney
Tim is a Practice Area Lead with Slalom Build in Chicago. He helps clients with architectural vision, product development, and engineering thought leadership.
Go to the profile of Tim Knapp
Slalom Build editor
Tim Knapp
Engineering Practice Lead and Architect at Slalom Build. Tech Culture Champion, Dad, Amature Foodie. Editor & Curator of the Slalom Build Blog
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Dustin Duclo
Mobile Architect for Slalom Consulting focusing on native Android, native iOS and Xamarin solutions.
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Marcelo Somers
Experience Strategy + Design at Slalom
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Piyush Shah
dad, tinkerer, coding and the outdoors
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Stenio Ferreira
Solution Architect, interested in DevOps automation, SDLC culture change, and cloud platforms. Trying to master “Seven Nation Army” in the electric guitar! :-)
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Brian Sokol
Solution Principal @ Slalom XM Chicago. Specializing in JavaScript, Node, React, and Angular. Contributor to https://medium.com/slalom-engineering.
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Paul B.
Principal Consultant/Architect. Any views or statements expressed are mine and not those of my employer.
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James Graf
Solution Architect as Slalom
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Rishi Singh
Solution Architect @ Slalom
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Barry Kern
Software Engineer
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Stephen Weinrich
Stephen Weinrich is a Practice Lead for Slalom Build Chicago currently focused on all things Cloud, DevOps and DotNet.
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Jeremiah Dangler
Jeremiah is a passionate technologist at Slalom who drives a culture of curiosity and innovation. His current focus is on microservices using Serverless.
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Likitha Lokesh
Senior Software Quality Engineer for Slalom Chicago, working on mobile, web and API automation with Azure, AWS and GCP services.
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Dustin Duclo
Solution Architect for Slalom focusing mainly on Xamarin, native iOS and native Android with a moving interest towards all things Azure and .NET
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Sanjeev Tittai
Quality Engineering Practice Leader
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Edward Groberski
Senior Engineer for Slalom Build focusing on native iOS and native Android solutions.
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Hal Deranek
Hal Deranek has been in the testing game for approximately ten years, excelling at automation strategy and execution. He currently works for Slalom in Seattle.
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Matthew Sheppard
Solution Architect at Slalom UK. Software engineering, cloud native architecture/infrastructure & infosec. Cannot be trusted alone with cheese. @justatad
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Renan Dias
A Cloud, DevOps & Security Engineer.
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Nitin Yadav
DevOps Engineer @ Slalom
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Amarpreet Singh
San Francisco based Full-Stack Software Engineer who loves learning new technologies. Outdoor enthusiast. DJ. Amateur Photographer.
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Carl-Philipp Harmant
Software Engineer
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Rob Cummings
Slalom Build SRE Practice Lead (https://www.slalombuild.com/) and co-organizer for DevOpsDays Seattle.
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Michael Leonard
Michael is a Solution Architect in Slalom’s QE Practice.
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Dan Siwiec
I'm a software engineer, robotics tinkerer and an Agile practitioner. I currently work at Slalom as a Solution Principal
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Paul Kirk
Paul Kirk is a 20 year product software veteran based out of Seattle, WA. He is a music lover, vinyl enthusiast, sci-fi reader and a huge fan of UW football.
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Parham Motameni
Solution Architect for Slalom Build | Technologist
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Young Chul Kim
Senior Quality Engineer at Slalom | AWS Cloud Practitioner | Lifelong learner
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Nelson N
For the last decade Nelson’s been working to improve the quality of any software team he’s a part of. Currently _building the future at Slalom Build
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Karlin K
Solution Architect with focus on Quality
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Pierre Nicolas Durette
Montréal-native in Toronto. Engineer. Tech, things, code, automation, design, synth pop, schnauzer.
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Chris Bueno
I am a full time father, husband and creative. Process nerd. Always curious
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Mustafa El-Hilo
Senior Engineer — Cloud, DevOps and Security (CDS) — Slalom_Build
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Joe Stafford
Seattle DevOps Engineer with a passion for virtualization.
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Zakariya Ahmed
Talking to myself because I am my own consultant.
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Sajan Kalyan
Software Engineer at Slalom Build.
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Diego Garber
Solutions Architect for Slalom Build Chicago currently focused on cloud technologies and .Net Core
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Clashofpods
(left to right in photo) Michael Leonard and Jeff Claudon, Solution Architects, Slalom Build Quality Engineering