Chris Smith's actual job title is "interim senior associate vice president of engineering operations world-wide, North American division".
Prior to Pulumi, Chris held engineering roles at Google and Microsoft. At Google, Chris led the .NET, Ruby, and PHP tooling efforts for Google Cloud Platform; as well as the Google Code turndown. At Microsoft he worked on F# and several releases of Visual Studio. He is the author of Programming F# by O'Reilly.
Chris is on a quest to make it easier to write software and looks for any opportunity he can to expand his collection of lawn gnomes.