Tia Caldwell

Co-founder, ColorCode.org

She/ Her

Tia is a former Director of Engineering at Slack (acquired by Salesforce), a leading global collaboration hub that makes people's working lives simpler, more pleasant and productive. Over the past 16 years, she has led and managed engineering teams at Netflix and Microsoft, covering a breadth of projects such as Xbox, Office 365, Streaming Content Delivery and most recently, Monetization at Slack. Tia is a Sacramento, California native and enjoys public speaking on topics around leadership in engineering management. She is an active member in /Dev/Color: a non-profit organization that aims to advance the careers of Black software engineers. Tia studied computer science at Xavier University of Louisiana and spent her undergraduate years doing research for the Missile Defense Agency.