Eleanor McHugh

Software Architect, Privacy Evangelist, and Freelance Reality Consultant

Eleanor McHugh/ Hacker Ellie is the sometime writer of A Go Developer's Notebook. Her career has spanned three decades working on projects ranging from mission critical avionics and broadcast transmission networks to banking security and digital trust arbitration. Her languages of choice include Golang, Ruby and Crystal whilst necessity often finds her working with C and Bash.

Ellie is co-founder of Innovative Identity Solutions, a London-based startup focused on driving innovation in digital identity, personal data privacy and secure communications with a particular emphasis on novel blockchain architectures. Along with her business partner she's co-inventor of several patents in digital identity and biometric liveness

As a responsible parent Ellie enjoys polyhedral dice, home brewing and gothic music.