Who is developerWorks?

We are everything you'd imagine a modern website team to be: system architects, programmers, engineers, testers, data analysts, UX designers, graphic artists, content managers and creators, video producers, social media coordinators, project managers, and more. The common thread that binds us is our passion for understanding and advocating for developers and helping them (and specifically, you!) excel.


Dirk Nicol

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPERWORKS. This author, inventor, and developer loves helping developers become successful.

Chris Rothemich

MANAGING EDITOR. Chris loves attracting top talent almost as much as she loves her DIY Ninja husband, dashing sons, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and reading all the books.

Dianne Fodell

EDITOR IN CHIEF. Dianne happily rejoins developerWorks after spending several years in IBM Global University Programs. She loves her family and her dog, the beach, cooking and socializing with friends....oh, and developers!

Scott Laningham

VIDEO STRATEGIST AND PRODUCER. As a developerWorks master storyteller with a broadcast background, Scott is also a busy musician in Austin, Texas, and a landscaping minion for his green-thumbed wife.

Lou Pascucci

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER. Lou is a UX and visual designer with a background in conversion optimization and A/B testing. He enjoys spontaneous road trips, sweater weather, and his Grandma's cooking.

Sarochin Tollette

CLIENT SUCCESS REP. A dual Thai and U.S. citizen and ESL teacher with an IT background, Sarochin can handle your website feedback. She loves helping people.