Although originally from the Bay Area, Kelly Kitagawa has recently returned to the U.S. to join HashiCorp as a Senior Solutions Engineer, after being in London for the last two years. Prior to HashiCorp, she worked at Splunk for 8 years and loves engaging with customers in meetings and on stage. Before joining Splunk, Kelly was a Systems Integration Consultant at Accenture working with Fortune 50 companies and holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from University of California, Santa Cruz. In her free time she likes to play soccer, travel, and work on projects that make tech a more equitable, inclusive, and diverse place. She previously ran a global employee resource group (ERG) for women in technology at Splunk.

Summits Attended: 2021 Debug

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.