Eryn O’Neil


Eryn O’Neil is a freelance PHP developer and tech lead in the agency world, where she has worked on everything from e-commerce and online promotions to a proprietary framework and CMS. Her philosophy is to build software by placing humans first: both the people who will use it and the developers who will build it with you (and maintain it afterward). Based in Minneapolis, Eryn spends most of her free time blues dancing, flying on a trapeze, and wishing it weren’t snowing.

My Sessions

(Keynote) Tech for the People: Using our Superpowers for Good


We like to think of technology as a tool, something as indifferent as a hammer or a ruler.But in a world where algorithms decide which version of the news you read, pretending our software is detached is naive—or even dangerous. Technology has become an intermediary in nearly every part of our lives, from electronic medical […]