Danielle Zephyr Malament is a Site Reliability Engineer at Spotify. They have been fiddling with computers since getting a Commodore 64 as a kid. Previous jobs in their 10-ish year career include systems administration at small managed hosting companies, starting an anonymous ISP, and Production Engineering at Facebook. They enjoy automating things so they Just Work. Zephyr is, among other things, queer, asexual, polyamorous, trans, and agender, and has been wrestling with gender publicly for 12 years. In their spare time, they are into science fiction, linguistics, and long conversations that go down rabbit holes. Zephyr is from the NYC area but once almost moved to Berkeley just before the dotcom bubble popped.
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