Jenna Pederson is an engineer, a leader, and a catalyst. She has built and led local and international technical teams. She wears many hats and has experience in a range of technologies and business domains. Today,Jenna is the founder of 612 Software Foundry where she helps small businesses and startups with technical strategy and implementation.
Jenna is passionate about creating a welcoming and supportive tech and startup community for everyone. Since early 2014, she has led the Twin Cities chapter of the Geekettes. She facilitates workshops, networking events, and co-founded the Twin Cities' first all-women hackathon, Hack the Gap.
Jenna also holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota Duluth and a M.S. in Software Engineering from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.