Evan Gertis is a Ph.D. Student at the University of Georgia, Athens. His favorite quote is “we grow ourselves to grow others.” He grew from a physicist to a programmer to a Computer Science Researcher. He earned his B.S. in physics from the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill and his Masters in Computer Science from Georgia Southern University. He is a certified Terraform Associate Developer, certified Security + Information Security Professional, and a licensed Computer and Electrical Engineer.