Tanya Janca
Head of Community & Education

Tanya Janca, also known as SheHacksPurple, is the best-selling author of ‘Alice and Bob Learn Application Security’. She is also the head of education and community at Semgrep, sharing content and training that revolves around teaching everyone to create secure software. Tanya has been coding and working in IT for over 25 years, has won countless awards and has worked everywhere from public service to tech giants, writing software, leading communities, founding companies and ‘securing all the things.’ She is an award-winning public speaker and active blogger, and has delivered hundreds of talks on six continents. She values diversity, inclusion and kindness, which shines through in her countless initiatives.
Advisor: Nord VPN, Aiya Corp
Faculty: IANs Research
Founder: We Hack Purple, OWASP DevSlop, #CyberMentoringMonday, WoSEC

Tanya Janca