Hello, I'm Tonya. I'm the CTO at WP Media, Developer Educator at Know the Code, 5.6 Release Co-Lead, Mentor, and Author. I'm passionate about empowering developers, teams, and organizations to excel at empowering customers to succeed.

Fun facts:

✦ seasoned engineering leader – vast experience leading large cross-functional, globally distributed teams working on massive projects in diverse industries

✦ entrepreneur – founded and bootstrapped 2 companies

✦ advisor – helping companies build, refine, and scale their engineering organizations

✦ 22 years in high tech building automated manufacturing systems, including cool tech like vision-guided robotics, predictive modeling, and real-time monitoring

✦ complexity translator – I excel at (a) breaking down complexity into understandable, relatable, bite size pieces and (b) connecting the dots

✦ passionate unlocking potential

How can I help you?

You can learn more about me on my personal website, Know the Code, and my HeroPress story.


Be Kind. Go Excel.