Lucas Willett

Since 1985.

I'm currently the Director of Engineering for the Infrastructure team at Sprout Social living in Portland, Oregon.

I'm currently the Engineering Manager of Observability & Incident Management at

Before I started helping to connect businesses to their customers through social, I worked to make payments safer and more reliable at Braintree in Chicago.

I also taught people how to code as the Director of Remote Learning at Dev Bootcamp and as a Senior Instructor at Dev Bootcamp Chicago.

I also also used to build distributed systems and large-scale web applications as a software engineer at places like Groupon and Ennova.

I've been building software for over a decade in languages like Clojure, Ruby and Elixir with a strong preference for functional programming.