I'm an Engineer at Block, Photographer and friend of Open Source Software.

Currently thriving in Minneapolis, MN.


I am primarily focused on Kotlin development.

Professional Work

I've been making software professionally for 15 years.

I'm currently building BitKey at Block


My PGP fingerprint is: F4F0FCBA19C371E2FFD08CB62BDD0590E081F37C

Social Media

I do not generally use social media.

I'm starting to play around with Nostr

Ham Radio

I'm an amateur radio technician: KE0YOG

I occasionally monitor Minnesota DMR Channels and Repeaters in the Northeast Minneapolis area.

Primarily, I work with APRS, and am building a packet parser.


You can reach me at hello@ReneeVandervelde.com.