Anthony Nowell

Adapt to change
Build value
Care for people

Engineering Director @Algorithmia. In Seattle. Obsessed about Rust, making music, goats, and chess. Previously @Socrata and @Microsoft.

I am a technical leader focused on developing high performing teams and learning organizations while maintaining strong technical roots in distributed system architecture and production engineering. I focus on outcomes and driving to achieve them usually via processes aligned with DevOps principles and it's roots in Systems Thinking.

Professional Experience


Empowering organizations to extract value from investments in AI, Machine Learning, and data science.

Director of Engineering: Infrastructure & Operations Oct 2019 - Present

Director of Customer Engineering June 2018 - Oct 2019

Senior Software Engineer Jan 2015 - Jun 2018


Empowering childcare owners to care more about children and less about paperwork.

Co-creator Jan 2012 - Jan 2019

Socrata (acquired by Tyler Technologies)

Empowering governments and their citizens with Open Data.

Software Engineer 2 (DevOps) Mar 2013 - Jan 2015


Software Development Engineer in Test 2 - System Center Configuration Manager Jun 2011 - Mar 2013

Drove software distribution test strategy and security compliance for embedded devices using write-filters

Software Developer Engineering in Test - Windows Storage & File Systems Jan 2009 - Jun 2011

Developed Windows 7 storage certification tools relating to SSDs, Storage Controllers, and Data Integrity


Are We Learning Yet? - Creator and co-maintainer

Cataloging the Rust-based Machine Learning ecosystem

Rust OSS Maintainer - Creator and maintainer

Maintain a variety of OSS Rust crates across multiple domains (CLI user experience, client libraries, OS utilities)


Iowa State University - Graduated 2008 - B.S. in Computer Engineering

Tec de Monterrey - Semester Abroad 2007 - Spanish (fluent) and Computer Engineering