Who is the Fey Technologist?

Adina Shanholtz (aka the Fey Technologist) is a Technical Evangelist* for Microsoft based out of New York City. She uses her passions for Virtual/Mixed Reality, Game Development, and Wearable Technology to empower others through programming. Adina has spoken in front of thousands of students and professional developers, from organizing a GaymerX convention, to guest lecturing at colleges, to speaking at conferences such as Grace Hopper and the PAX conferences. Prior to becoming a Technical Evangelist, Adina graduated from Oberlin College class of ’15 with a double major in Computer Science and East Asian Studies. In her spare time Adina likes to knit, practice her Japanese, and perform hoop and poi circus arts. Find Adina on twitter at @FeyTechnologist.

*What is a Technical Evangelist?

A Technical Evangelist works with entrepreneurs, students, developers and startups to help them learn, adopt and use the Microsoft developer platform.
This means hosting and speaking at events, user groups, meetups, hackathons, and conferences, as well as producing blog posts, samples, videos and more.



Previous Conferences

Games Related

  • PlayNYC 2017
  • PAX East 2017
  • MAGFest 2017
  • GaymerX East (Organizer + Speaker)
  • GaymerX 4 (2016)
  • PAX Dev 2016
  • PAX East 2016
  • IndieCade East 2016
  • GaymerX 3 (2015)

Developer Conferences

  • AlterConf NYC 2017
  • IF Conference 2017
  • Versions 2017
  • Grace Hopper 2016
  • CodepaLOUsa 2016
  • RevolutionConf 2016
  • Versions 2016