Joanna Parke is managing director for ThoughtWorks, a global consulting firm of passionate technologists whose purpose is to revolutionize software design, creation, and delivery, while advocating for positive social change. In her current role, Joanna works to ensure that ThoughtWorks-North America balances the three pillars of ThoughtWorks and delivers high-value work for our clients. Her more than 10 years at ThoughtWorks include roles as a developer, project and program manager, and regional manager.
Joanna is passionate about technical innovation and the power of technology to level the playing field for the oppressed, underserved, and invisible. She earned a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and currently resides in Chicago.