James Turnbull
  • @jamtur01
  • Engineering and Product leader | Investor | Advisor | Author
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • he/him
I am a VP of Engineering at Sotheby’s and was previously VP of Engineering at Timber, Glitch, CTO-in-residence at Microsoft, founder and CTO at Empatico, CTO at Kickstarter, VP of Engineering at Venmo, and an early employee at Docker and Puppet. I have also published eleven technical books.

My interests include cooking, wine, political theory, photojournalism, philosophy, poetry. I enjoy good conversation, laughter, reading, music, and my cats. Things that piss me off are jingoism, bad grammar, violence, and cucumber.

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