Katherine Leipper

Software Engineer


Infrastructure Engineer (DevOps) @ Bugcrowd (2019-present, previously full stack engineer 2017-2019)

AWS Certified Developer Associate (Credential ID: NZ1XDQY2GJREQTG3)

Terraform, AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda, Cloudwatch, SNS, SQS, VPC), Docker, Chef

Ruby on Rails, Bash, Python, Javascript (React, Angular 2), HTML, CSS

Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), EagleCAD, Burp Suite, Arduino, Processing


Software Engineer @ Ayzenberg (2016-2017), Cappa Health (2015), Coupa (2012-2014)

Tech Mentor @ Black Girls Code (2015)

Instructor @ TechShop (2015)


I attend DefCon in Las Vegas regularly, and was part of a small team that created an electronic badge.

A few years ago I got my first biohacker implant, an NFC chip. Since then I have gotten 2 more.

Amateur Radio Technician License (call sign KM6YYV)

Experienced open water swimmer: Santa Cruz 2019 (0.9 mi, 21:49), Alcatraz 2018 (1.5 mi, 42:14)

I enjoy travelling to unusual places. Some recent favorites include:

In a previous life, I studied Graphic Design at CalArts


Updated April 2020