Angie Maguire

I’m Head of Growth and Marketing at Protocol Labs, an open-source research, development, and deployment laboratory driving breakthroughs in computing to push humanity forward.

Protocol Labs contributes to the development of open-source projects including IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and many more. In my role at Protocol Labs, I played an integral role in the launch of Filecoin, the world’s largest decentralised storage network, and the Starling Lab – an organization dedicated to using decentralized tools based on cryptography and blockchain to advance the cause of human rights.

I’m also the Founder of Ladies of Code, an international community of professional developers launched in 2011, I was heavily involved in growing the community globally. Encouraging collaboration to inspire and advance the education of women developers, Ladies of Code holds a series of monthly meetups, offers scholarships and annual conferences to support and celebrate the technology leaders of today and tomorrow. In 2013 I was awarded a Rising Star in Tech Award from Computer Weekly for my work on Ladies Who Code.

I am the CEO of Brandsmith, a technology marketing and events agency working with Microsoft, Google and IBM. Through my work at Brandsmith, I also founded and organised Container Camp, the world’s leading independent conference on container technology – bringing together innovative enterprises, tech giants and startups who are transforming enterprise IT and driving business innovation with containers.

A recognised thought leader in the space, I have been featured in; Adweek, Venture Beat, The New Stack, Benzinga, InterHacktives, and Kubernetes Podcast, and have had articles published in Nasdaq and Hackernoon.