Aydrian Howard is a Hoosier living in the big city. Currently a Developer Advocate at Cockroach Labs, he enjoys mentoring at hackathons and live coding on Twitch. Aydrian began his career helping bring technology to schools by setting up computer labs and training teachers and staff. Education will always an important aspect of his professional journey and strives to pass on knowledge learned from personal experiene and those who’ve helped him along the way. He’s a corgi dad to Atticus and is interested in movies, theatre, attending sci-fi/comic conventions, and some light cosplay.