Independent technical coach
Clare Sudbery is an independent technical coach with 23 years of software engineering experience. She specialises in TDD, refactoring, continuous integration and other eXtreme Programming (XP) practices.In 2009, Clare abandoned IT to retrain as a maths teacher… but quickly returned to software, gaining new energy via XP. Clare taught the Coding Black Females’ Return to Tech programme and co-ran Made Tech’s academy. She has a passion for helping under-represented groups to flourish in tech.Clare hosted Season One of the acclaimed Making Tech Better podcast, publishes notes and scribbles at Medium (“A Woman in Technology”) and on her blog, “In Simple Terms” and wrote a report on trunk-based development for O’Reilly. She’s also a published novelist and has presented workshops and talks at several national and international events and conferences.