Crystal Hirschorn

Director of Engineering, Snyk

Crystal Hirschorn

Crystal Hirschorn is an experienced engineering leader with 20 years in the technology industry. Currently she is Director of Engineering at Snyk overseeing Cloud Native Infrastructure platforms, Developer Experience, and SRE.

She frequently speaks at conferences on the topics of platform engineering, resilience engineering, and DevOps—imparting both theory and practice gained from more than 15 years as a hands-on software engineer working in very diverse, complex distributed systems. In 2021, she was recognised as one of the top 100 UK influencers in open source software by OpenUK. You can find her on Twitter @cfhirschorn.

Lightning Talk

Kryptonite or Superpower: Building Internal Developer Platforms That Will Make the Engineers Your Best Friends