Kortney joined Percona in September 2010. She works as the Director of Global Events putting together different industry events around the world most notable the Percona Live series.
Prior to joining Percona, Kortney worked for a nonprofit foundation as the project manager for a multilingual interactive website. She has an undergraduate degree in Economics and a Master's degree in Business Administration, both from Franciscan University of Steubenville (Ohio). Kortney now lives in and works from the Denver, Colorado area.