Christine Penn describes herself as a “parent, trans woman, competitive cyclist, aspiring writer, dog lover, advocate, volunteer, website developer, and professional who works as a software engineer for a Fortune 100 company, Honeywell.”
Although Christine has worked for Honeywell for 26 years and as an engineer for 22, she actually does not hold a formal engineering degree: she began in the engineering major but graduated with a degree in business. “The engineering mindset has never left,” she says, and it hasn’t stopped her from having an impressive career: she holds four patents in a variety of topics, including networking, status/display, and intelligent information tracking.
Currently, Christine works as a software developer within Honeywell Process Solutions, on the Experion PKS and other related product lines. At the moment, she is developing a new approach to control systems called the HIVE, with a focus on firewall protections, wall to wall quality of service, and virtualization configurations.
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