Fred Oliveira is a full stack developer and UX designer, with over 15 years experience building products. He was employee #1 at Techcrunch; founded WBS, a Ruby on Rails consultancy and co-wrote O’Reilly’s first book on Redis. Fred co-founded the Web 2.0 Workgroup with Michael Arrington of Techcrunch and Richard MacManus of Read/WriteWeb and is a 2005 Google Summer of Code alumni.
These days, he is a manager of product and engineering at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund out of Washington, DC. He is a frequent conference speaker and a mentor at 500 Startups, an accelerator program based in Mountain View, California.