Theresa Grace Colbert O’Connor

  1. Safari Web Technology Engineer, Apple Inc., February 2011 – Present
  2. Software Engineer, Teradata Corporation, February 2009January 2011

    Significantly contributed to the front-end architecture and engineering of Teradata Viewpoint, a suite of web applications—built with jQuery & —used to monitor and visualize the behavior and performance of Teradata data warehouses and appliances.

  3. Freelance Web Application Developer, May 2007February 2009. Some highlights:

    1. Software Engineer (Contract), Teradata Corporation, May 2008February 2009 (See above.)
    2. Project Lead & Developer, Stout Public House, AprilJune 2008

      Developed small business website & its administrative web application using , , , and . Led the team which included design and photography talent.

    3. Web Application Developer, Parker Wallace Company, May 2007May 2008

      Significantly contributed to the development and maintenance of Tablet Hotels and Hotels Made Simple, built in Python with and .

  4. Software Engineer, Eventful Inc. (formerly EVDB Inc.), May 2005May 2007
  5. Senior Systems Administrator & Software Engineer, Tomo, Apr. 2004May 2005
  6. Systems Administrator, Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD, Sep. 2002Apr. 2004
  7. Systems Administrator & Web Programmer, Bomis, May – Aug. 2000, Jul.Dec. 2001

B.S., Computer Science, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 1997 2001

Web standards

  1. CSS Working Group @ W3C, 2011 – Present
  2. EPUB Working Group @ IDPF, 2011 – Present

    I help ensure the interests of Web authors and browser engine implementors are heard during work on EPUB 3.0 and related documents.

  3. HTML Working Group @ W3C
  4. WHATWG, 2006 – Present
  5. Other Working Groups and standards committees, including
  6. The Microformats community, 2005 – Present

Open Source contributions (more on GitHub)

  1. The WebKit Open Source Project, 2011 – Present

    I work with WebKit engineers at Apple and elsewhere to help ensure that WebKit continues to excel in Web standards compliance & continues to be the best implementation of the Web platform.

  2. Emacs, 2003 – Present
  3. ljupdate, 2001 – Present

    Designed, developed, and maintain an Emacs client for the LiveJournal blogging system.

Community participation

  1. Ignite San Diego, 20092010

    I helped to organize the first two Ignite events in San Diego.

  2. SpaceUp, 2009 – Present

    While in San Diego I helped to organize the world’s first unconference for space engineers, entrepreneurs, & enthusiasts. After moving to San Francisco I helped put together San Francisco's edition of the same.

  3. Django San Diego, 20082011

    I ran San Diego’s local Django user group.

  4. San Diego Web Standards Group, 20082009

    I helped run our meetup for local, standards-aware web developers.

  5. BarCamp San Diego, 20062008

    I helped to plan, promote, and run the first three San Diego BarCamps.