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Ellen Shapiro is a mobile developer in Chicago, Illinois who builds iOS and Android apps for Vokal Interactive, and is working in her spare time to help bring Hum to life. She’s also developed several independent applications through her personal company, Designated Nerd Software.

When she's not writing code, she's usually tweeting about it.

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