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Judge Profile: Chris Smoak (Colorado, USA)

Chris is a Senior Software Engineer at Schoolrunner, a Denver-based company specializing in K-12 educational software. At Schoolrunner, he is responsible for modernizing the application while managing the cloud based infrastructure and deploy pipeline.

Since 2008 Chris has also run his own web shop, specializing in designing and developing websites for small businesses, clubs, and schools.

Chris' education in graphic design, combined with wide-ranging technical experiences throughout his career, gives him a unique and broad perspective in the industry.

Chris and his wife Sarah have a daughter Evie and dog Mara. When not working they love to spend their free time in the Colorado outdoors hiking, biking and skiing.