Dinah McNutt has a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. She is currently a Release Engineer at Google, Inc. She has been involved with systems administration since the mid-1980’s and release engineering since the early 1990’s. She has 20 years of commercial release engineering experience and has released all types of Unix-based software from shrink wrapped to web-based services to network appliances.
Her favorite part-time pastime is writing and some of her accomplishments include writing the Daemons & Dragons column for Unix Review Magazine and writing for SunExpert Magazine, Byte, ;login: and other publications. She has been active in several technical organizations and has spoken at conferences all over the world.