Zombie Zen

What is Zombie Zen?

Welcome to Ross Light’s website, Zombie Zen.

You may notice this website has little to do with the undead and even less to do with Buddhism. This is intentional: Zombie Zen reflects a peaceful balance between the zany and the cerebral.

Who is Ross Light?

Ross Light smiling at the camera

"Well look, Ross Light is just this… person, y’know?"

I am an artist: my primary medium is programming. I strive to create software in a variety of fields that is good, useful, and interesting. Much of the software in the world is complicated and not designed well — my mission is making software that is intuitive and beneficial to humanity.

My pronouns are they/them.


I have over a decade of experience in the software industry at companies large and small, with a focus on developer productivity. I maintain the Go library zombiezen.com/go/sqlite and I have contributed to many other libraries in the open source ecosystem.

I am available for consulting or contracting work! Contact me at consulting@zombiezen.com if you are interested.

Examples of areas I can consult in include:

For contract work, I have experience in:

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