Ashley McNamara

Principal Developer Advocate

Ashley McNamara is a Principal Developer Advocate at Microsoft specializing in Linux, Containers, Go, and Web Technologies.

Ashley acts as a bridge between outside developers and Microsoft, driving platform adoption through developer communities and driving change into products based on real-world customer/developer feedback.

Ashley was a 2014 Hackbright engineering fellow and in her spare time, she’s a mentor at WeWork, General Assembly, AngelHack, and CapitalFactory.

Ashley is passionate about helping more underrepresented individuals join and feel comfortable in tech and is often a resource for new developers trying to find their way.