We Are Technologists




Technology permeates every aspect of our lives today - the work we do, the gadgets we use, even the way we run our homes. Tech shapes the world that we live in.

With technologists wielding so much power, they should represent all of society. Without inherent biases, and without discrimination. At ThoughtWorks, we’ve been working towards making technology more inclusive for the last six years. We are far from where we need to be, but we’ve worked hard and have come a long way. Join our community as we learn, share and move together in this journey to making tech a better home for everybody.

Webinar: I'm a Technologist, Not a Female Technologist

ThoughtWorks CTO Dr. Rebecca Parsons, along with Dr. Susan Davis-Ali, Vice President of Organizational Transformation Programs at the Anita Borg Institute, explore what it means to be a female technologist today, and how both organizations and individuals can begin to make tech a more inclusive, welcoming home for all so that gender is no longer a part of the conversation.

Meet some of the members of the ThoughtWorks Technology Advisory Board, or the TAB. They represent the technology leadership at ThoughtWorks and play a huge role in creating the Tech Radar, that reflects our views on all that is new, hot and upcoming in tech.

Camilla Crispim

Camilla Crispim

"I love to learn and try to be the best technologist and human being I can be. I’ve spent the last four years solving complex problems as a developer, tech lead and coach and have had opportunities to train new graduates and work with global leaders.

Right now, I am TA to our CTO, which means lots of new experiences and even more to learn. I’m also a big advocate for LGBT in tech, which ThoughtWorks supports. I’ve found my place here."

Rebecca Parsons

Rebecca Parsons

"I joined ThoughtWorks from academia in 1999, as a developer. Since then I have had the privilege to work around the world, on everything from evolutionary architecture to improving healthcare in the developing world.

One of my responsibilities as CTO is to lead the group which creates the Tech Radar. We influence the tech roadmap for thousands of companies around the world."

Rachel Laycock

Rachel Laycock

"My dad encouraged me towards engineering, which led me to Computing. When I started work, I was very shy, but I wanted to learn and experiment and ThoughtWorks seemed like a place I could do that.

Seven years later, I’ve spent time as a trainer in India, been on a global leadership development programme, and led tech teams all over the world. I’m now the Head of Technology in the US."

Zhamak Dehghani

Zhamak Dehghani

"Born and raised in Iran, I became obsessed with the potential of computers as soon as I touched one. This led to a Masters in IT and an early engineering career in product development, distributed systems and automated hardware.

As a tech lead, new mum and member of the ThoughtWorks global tech advisory board, I have to think creatively to juggle conflicting priorities and make things happen."

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