Tessa Mero is a Developer Advocate at Cloudinary. She regularly organizes meetups, such as APIs, Vue.js, JAMStack, and Developer Relations. In the past, she has contributed to a leadership team for the open source Joomla! Project for 5 years, including the board of directors, leading the production team, as well as evangelizing Joomla as a public speaker. She organized a PHP conference and founded the API City Conference. She also is an avid career mentor and has helped countless developers become successful. In her free time, she likes to play video games, go camping, cooking, and eating KBBQ.