Michael Natkin


Michael helped bring dinosaurs and Terminators to the big screen at Industrial Light and Magic, and he spent 13 years as a senior software engineer working on Adobe After Effects. His cookbook, Herbivoracious, was a finalist for a 2013 James Beard Foundation award. Michael was the first software engineer at ChefSteps, where he helps the team find amazing new colleagues, execute on current projects, and explore the future of software in the kitchen.