Tatiana (Tanya) Shpichko was born in Moscow, Russia. She got an early interest for mathematics and programming, which developed into a lifelong passion in the secondary mathematical school number 179. She graduated from Moscow State Technical University of Electronics and Mathematics with a MSci degree in Computer Science. Tatiana started to do software development back in 1989, and has been programming in Pascal, C, C++ and Java. She first started to use ClearCase as a developer and then moved to work as a ClearCase administrator in 2005.
Tatiana has lived and worked in Finland for the past 10 years. She is interested in literature, science and travel.
Tanya and Marc share a passion for scuba diving and underwater photography.