Fredric Mitchell is the principal of Bright Plum, Inc., a neighborhood tech consulting shop, and advisor to The Whether, a startup aimed at helping companies recruit diverse entry-level talent. He has a wide variety of experience working in the government, NGO, and education sectors. Fredric has presented at numerous events throughout the United States and Costa Rica and is a regular contributor to open source communities. He has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.