Alison Rowland


Alison is a lead developer whose specialties include Python, PostgreSQL, big data and automated testing. She enjoys mentoring and fostering team culture. Despite a back-end focus, she loves working with human-centered design and Lean methodologies. Alison has spent the most recent years of her career trying to improve the American people’s relationship with their government, first from the outside, at the Sunlight Foundation, then in public service as a Presidential Innovation Fellow, a co-founder of 18F, and a leader at the Commerce Data Service.

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