Gwen is the Head of Engineering at Glean. She looks after the general health and eudaimonia of the Engineering Team.
Some of her work includes:
- Managing and reducing processes
- Representing the Engineering team at Leadership level
- Dealing with external partnerships for Engineering
- Working with the rest of the Engineering Management Team to define strategy
Gwen has had varied roles throughout her career including Scrum Master at a Startup, Engineering Manager at a bank, Principal Test Engineer at a media company and DevOps kid at a large Financial Services organisation.
As a strong believer in making the tech industry as open and punk as possible, she co-organises a twice yearly free day long testing conference called the Leeds Testing Atelier.
She regularly speaks internationally at conferences such as Nordic Testing Days in Tallinn and has keynoted at Testing and Agile conferences such as Agile on the Beach, ACE! Conf and SoftTest.
Outside tech, you will usually find Gwen hanging around a Natural History Museum somewhere in the world marvelling at how incredibly excellent dinosaurs are, feeding pigeons or ducks or obsessing over transport.
She picks up and drops hobbies regularly, she is currently learning Japanese.