Ep. 69

Manager Newbie

January 04, 2016


Selena Deckelmann

TaskCluster Platform Manager, Mozilla

Selena Deckelmann is a major contributor to PostgreSQL and TaskCluster Platform Manager at Mozilla. She founded PyLadiesPDX, a Portland, Ore. chapter of PyLadies and was a director of the Python Software Foundation. She founded Open Source Bridge, Postgres Open and speaks internationally about open source, databases and community.


Selena’s been in tech for twenty years. She got her first taste of open source software back in 1995, and since then, she’s been an open source contributor bringing more people into tech. She talks about her new role as manager of a dev team, how open source has changed over the years, and what she’s learned from working with beginners.

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