We're featuring Richmond's most creative technology professionals, everyone from the c-suite to the recent grad, allowing our community to learn from one another in order to make Richmond the best tech town it can be.
Recently featured guests -
Vida Williams, Data & Machine Learning Solution Lead at SingleStone
Susan Stavitzski, Director of Product at Hatch
Tapabrata "Topo" Pal, Sr. Director & Sr. Distinguished Engineer at Capital One
Meet your Host - Ford Prior
Ford Prior is a Principal Engineer at Capital One, a Fortune 500 Company and one of the largest banks in the U.S. His engineering career is mainly focused in DevOps and he has a passion for open-source, cloud architecture and CI/CD. Ford also leads the local AWS User Group where he showcases his passion. You could consider him a “multi-disciplinary code ninja.”
Outside of work, Ford is a Richmond native and loves to spend time with his wife and kids. His hobbies include martial arts, kombucha making and watercolor art. He has also had a technology podcast in the past and has a strong passion for talking about technology and getting to know the tech community here in RVA.
Fun Facts -
Leads the Richmond AWS User group
Recently built an Alexa skill to say the height of the James River
Currently working on his blue belt in brazilian jiu-jitsu