Debbie O’Brien is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. Debbie has over 10 years experience in Frontend development. She has worked as a Tech Lead and consultant for many important clients with varios technologies and often with a strong focus on performance, static sites and testing.
She has lead teams both in house and remotely as well as giving workshops and training. She has many years of experience as a mentor for online learning platforms, Treehouse and OpenClassrooms as well as a mentor for the Google Developer Expert program.
She holds a Frontend and FullStack Tech Degree and is Microsoft certified. Debbie is an international speaker, who has spoken at many meet-ups and conferences worldwide on many continents including Antarctica. She is also the organiser of MallorcaJS and VueSpain and is an open source contributor. Debbie is a teacher at Vue School and Jamstack Explorers and has her own YouTube channel and is also a writer for Ultimate Courses.
Debbie is Irish but lives and works in Mallorca, Spain and when she is not writing code and studying new technologies she can often be found doing all sorts of sports from running, cycling, playing padel and skiing and of course Taekwondo where she is a 4th degree black belt.