A technologist with over 15 years of experience executing strategy and delivering high quality software. Her career path has included nearly every role in tech but her true passion is inspiring people to do their best work. Nivia has co-chaired one of the largest tracks for Agile Alliance; organized meetups; and has spoken at conferences of all sizes. Today, Nivia plies her trade as an a manager of engineering managers at Spotify. Her hobbies include being an overbearing mom to a gorgeous cat; and traveling with her awesome husband, Andre. You can find her on "Twitter as @lanooba or on LinkedIn.