Captivated by the world of software development since his early days in Germany, Thomas Dohmke has shaped a career dedicated to crafting tools that resonate deeply with developers and driving forward groundbreaking innovations that are reshaping the landscape of software development. At present, Thomas holds the prestigious position of Chief Executive Officer at GitHub. Under his astute leadership, GitHub has pioneered revolutionary strides, including the introduction of the world's first large-scale AI developer tool, GitHub Copilot, and now, the cutting-edge GitHub Copilot X. Prior to his tenure at GitHub, Thomas co-founded HockeyApp, where he assumed the role of CEO, successfully guiding the company through its acquisition by Microsoft in 2014. Furthermore, he boasts a PhD in mechanical engineering from the esteemed University of Glasgow, UK.