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/hello

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Hi, I'm Kris Walker.

I'm a computer programmer turned software engineering manager at Disney where my team builds the streaming playback technology under the hood in Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN among other Disney brands.

I currently reside in Saratoga Springs, NY. I've also lived and worked in Los Angeles, Boston and New York.

/writing

I usually write about software development and engineering management. But, I'm also interested in a lot of other things as well. Here is a small sample of what I've written. Or, check out the full list of essays to get it all.

More on my essays page.

/work

Although my resume / CV is posted on LinkedIn I'll try to provide a bit more color and detail here on my personal site.

More on my resume / CV at LinkedIn