Taylor Barnett is the lead Community Engineer at Stoplight, a platform for designing, documenting, mocking, and testing web APIs. At Stoplight, she leads Developer Relations and Open Source and contributes to Product, Support, and Content. She’s passionate about building great developer experiences with an emphasis on empathy and inclusion within APIs, documentation, SDKs, support, and other community focused projects.
In her free time, she helps organize Women Who Code Austin, advises developer communities, and drinks sour beers and climbs in Austin, Texas.
Previously, Taylor lead developer community, documentation, and SDKs at Keen IO and has a background in software engineering. She has spoken about APIs, developer experience, SDKs, inclusion, and building developer communities at conferences such as O’Reilly OSCON, multiple API Strategy & Practice, DevXcon, AlterConf, Hackcon, and various local meetups.
Recently, I did an interview about how I got into developer relations, my philosophy, and more, check it out here.