Ed Finkler - Founder of Open Sourcing Mental Illness, LTD. Ed Finkler – Founder of Open Sourcing Mental Illness, LTD.[/caption]

The TechCamp 2017 organizers are happy to announce our keynote speaker this year will be Ed Finkler.

Ed Finkler, also known as Funkatron, started making web sites before browsers had frames. He does front-end and server-side work in Python, PHP, and JavaScript. He has suffered from mental health disorders for his entire life, and believes strongly in open, fearless discussion of mental health issues to combat shame and stigma. Ed founded Open Sourcing Mental Illness, LTD, a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit that strives to change the way we talk about mental health in the tech community.