Bjorn Freeman-Benson, Software Psychologist. VP Engineering, New Relic
Bjorn Freeman-Benson joins New Relic as the Vice President of Engineering following an interesting career in software tools, most recently with the Eclipse Foundation supporting the leading open source Java IDE. Prior to that, he ran engineering for a reconfigurable hardware startup. Earlier in his career he held senior engineering positions at Amazon.com, Rational, and OTI. Bjorn holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Washington and spends his spare time orienteering, bicycling, or flying.
Software Passion: Lots of people are in software, so what makes me special? I'm a software psychologist. As a software psychologist, I listen to the software team and help it get better.