Please join us at our next Orange County ACE meeting! We are going to have three presentations along with great conversation, networking, pizza, and beer. We're hoping you'll be able to join us!
Senior Solutions Engineer
Senior Software Engineer
Evan Golden is a Senior Solutions Engineer at Smartdraw Software. His experience is widely ranged in many areas of technology. Evan has been a member of, managed, and led large and small system and software engineering teams, technical consulting teams, network engineering teams, and agile product development teams. He has over 10 years of experience in application administration, engineering, consulting, coaching, and integration using the Atlassian stack. Evan has worked with organizations of all size, from startups to Fortune 500. Evan is currently the lead Solutions Engineer working on the Visualscript for Jira and Visualscript for Confluence products. He specializes in JIRA Core, JIRA Software, JIRA Service Desk, Jira Portfolio, Trello and Confluence configuration, administration, and best practices. He is also training, and has provided coaching to teams in using agile Scrum to build products, and manage projects. Evan holds five Atlassian certifications, two Atlassian badges, is a Certified Atlassian Master, is a Certified Scrum Master, and a Certified Scrum Product Owner.
Ed Bukoski has over 20 years of software development experience in varied domains, including defense, commerce, finance and entertainment. At Netflix, he is a Senior Software Engineer on the Collaboration Tools team forging vendor and open-source products, crafting new tools, and providing support for Netflix’s diverse developer ecosystem. Ed has a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona and an MBA and Master of Engineering degree from Arizona State University. Ed is an Atlassian Summit/Team veteran, having presented in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and almost 2020.
Enterprise Agile Coach, Sr. Manager
Sr. Production Program Manager
Dan Moran is the Agile Practice Lead at Capital Group, a large investment management company. His background includes five years in front-end and middle-tier web application development and 15 years of project management and agile leadership at companies like Boeing, Myspace, Disney, the Auto Club, SendGrid/Twilio, and Slalom. He specializes in Agile Coaching, methodologies to scale agile, and the use of Atlassian Jira. His focus is on Agile processes that will enable teams to do their best work, believing that people’s needs should drive the process design. He holds the PMP, CSP-SM, and SAFe SPC certifications, among others.