Michael Taylor graduated from California State University (CSU), Chico in 2017 where he obtained a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science. During Michael's time at CSU Chico, he was Vice President for CSU Chico's chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, international honor society for computing, while also interning at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. After graduating, Michael started working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as an intern Software Developer. After a few months at the lab, he was hired on full time as a Network Automation Engineer and has been working for the lab since 2018. Michael has significant experience as a full stack developer in Python, Ruby, C#, and Java and using Javascript frameworks such as Angular. He also enjoys programming in C and C++ for embedded development using Arduino and ARM CPUs as well as entertaining academic pursuits such as graph theory, computer theory and reading books, whitepapers and articles on industry trends. Michael enjoys programming, the maker revolution, movies, and running in his free time.