speaker bio



Software developer, event organiser, Queen Bee of the Manchester Tech scene. Interested in testing, conversations, users and domain.


Gemma Cameron is a Principal Software Engineer at Co-op Digital. Despite my twitter handle she has little commercial ruby experience. With over 10 years professional experience. Frequent speaker at tech events on bringing user stories to life, test driven design, behaviour driven development and network automation. Interested in testing, conversations, users and domain.

Gemma’s organised many tech events over the years. Founding Manchester Girl Geek Dinners, Barcamp Blackpool and HackManchester. Running barcamps and girl geek events in Nottingham, coding dojo’s in Manchester and Preston. In 2015 Gemma became the Queen Bee of the Manchester Tech scene by organising tech events north west; a community of tech event organisers in the North West.  Advisory council member for Madlab and Manchester Digital.


I am mainly based in Manchester city centre. Happy to travel internationally.

For international travel I request transport and accommodation to be covered.

For events in London I request train travel and overnight accommodation to be covered.

Nearest airport is Manchester Airport.

Nearest train station is Manchester Piccadilly.