Resumes and Cover Letters with Chloe Condon
Chloe Condon is a Senior Developer Relations Engineer, previously working at Microsoft, Sentry.io, and Codefresh.
Before entering tech, she got a degree in Drama from San Francisco State University and worked in the Bay Area as a musical theatre actress, while working 9-5 in various admin roles. She's worked in tech in roles ranging from video game customer support, virtual assistant, office manager, executive assistant, and recruiting. A Hackbright graduate and mentor to many non-traditional background folks in tech, she's passionate about bringing more artists into tech and more tech into the arts.
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