Engineering Lead (he/him/his)
John Kerkstra is an Engineering Lead at New Era ADR. Prior to joining, John was an Engineering Lead at Civis Analytics, a fast-growing, venture-backed data science technology company. As an early hire at Civis, he held many roles: from Software Engineer to DevOps Engineer to Data Engineer, and finally to leading and growing an engineering team. He’s led numerous technical projects, all with a security and reliability-focused mindset.
John lives in Chicago with his cat Voodoo and enjoys riding his bike year round.