Kevin Fodness is a partner and the Chief Technology Officer at Alley. Kevin oversees the company’s overall development efforts, its relationships with the broader technology communities, and the team of developers. He is responsible for the hiring and performance of all those at Alley whose primary role involves software development or technology delivery. Kevin also leads Alley’s mentorship program, develops standards and best practices for the development team, and coordinates professional development activities around emerging technologies. Additionally, Kevin is a WordPress core contributor and has given several talks about WordPress and accessibility at various meetups and conferences catering to the WordPress community, publishers, and higher ed.
Kevin holds a PhD in Science and Technology Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he authored a dissertation on web accessibility. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking, reading, kayaking, snowboarding, mountain biking, and taking the occasional cross-country road trip with his wife and four children. He is based in the Lake George area of upstate New York.