Judy McDonald fell in love with technology as a freshman in college, where she learned to code Pascal on Macintosh PCs in her school’s brand new Mac Lab. Judy started her career working for the government in the DC area before finding her home in tech. With 25 years managing technology teams in the financial industry, Judy helps her teams find the best solutions to their technology challenges every day. During her 13 years at SIG, Judy has contributed to many different areas of tech, and now manages three teams of software developers, business analysts, and software testers that support SIG’s trading environment. Her teams research and implement solutions using C#, C++, Java, python, perl, Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL, and Hadoop.
Judy received her Bachelors of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences from Oregon State University and Masters of Science degree in Operations Research from The George Washington University. She lives with her husband and two children in Radnor and is a big college hoops fan.