"Engaging and inspiring the
Stefania’s experience as a Solutions Architect within DevSecOps, Security Awareness and Software Supply Chain Management means she's helped countless organisations understand and implement security throughout their SDLC.
As a python developer at heart, Stefania enjoys optimising and improving operational efficiency by scripting, automating and creating integrations. She is a member of OWASP DevSlop, hosting their technical shows.
When not at a computer, Stefania enjoys surfing, yoga and looking after all her tropical plants.
Stefania's experience as a Solutions Architect has been gained at leading tech firms including GitLab, Secure Code Warrior and Sonatype.
Stefania is an advocate for improving diversity within tech and regularly attends a range of events such as Women of Silicon Roundabout, Women in DevOps and has mentored numerous future rising stars.
At GitLab, she specialises in the UK market with a focus on enterprise accounts and enabling digital DevOps transformations. Working with a range of stakeholders she is able to translate complex technical ideas to all audiences and facilitate DevOps across organisational silos.
While at Secure Code Warrior she led a global team of six Solutions Architects driving strategy, mentored and coached her team and worked with leading organisations to implement security training programmes.
After studying Computer Science and Business Management from the University of Manchester, where she was awarded a 2:1 (and a first for her thesis on AI) her first technical job was at Vacancysoft, where she ended up being lead Python Developer.