Lori joined her first Internet startup as a senior system administrator. When that company went public, she was hooked, and helping smaller firms prevail against well established rivals has been her passion ever since. She is currently COO at a company that specializes in technical consulting and training. Lori is also a mother of five. Between the kids, the dog, and the horse, she is grateful for a full and happy home, and the occasional escape to the woods with her husband.@itdirector Lori Barfield
Barbi aka cinnamonflower is a graphic designer by trade, but she’s always gravitated socially toward the IT world. She met Funsized in an elevator at Defcon 25, and she wouldn’t let him leave her sight until he gave her his twitter handle. A few weeks later, Funsized approached Barbi with the opportunity to collaborate in the newly-hatched idea of ShellCon, and she jumped at the chance, because she’d always wanted to work on graphics for an InfoSec convention. ShellCon is her labor of love, and when she’s not designing, she enjoys digging in her garden, talking to strangers, and recounting exaggerated stories at cocktail party gatherings.@cinnamonflower Barbi Neth
Davie wasn’t so much born as assembled in the Cisco factory. After a rogue network engineer gave him life, Davie set about finding his purpose in the real world. Traversing from subnet to subnet, he is always looking for new ways that he can bring his networks togther, both IRL and on the net. His hobbies include building crazy live disks, ferret racing, and hanging out in trashcans.@daschu117 David Hunter
Jarrad is a sysadmin with a passion for Linux, scripting, and security. He enjoys watching rocket launches, reading science fiction, and talking about anything space-related. If you shout “SHAKES” he will probably follow you to Denny’s for some milkshakes. He loves milkshakes.
Sónia, a.k.a. mermaid, is our natural born networker and media maven. She can usually be found in a large group of people organizing her next adventure. Be it a SCUBA diving trip to Belize, visiting her homeland of Portugal, or a picnic at the beach, this water baby likes to have water in sight, a plan of action, and her little dog by her side.@mermaidnets Sónia D. Castro
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