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Leader in Community Management/Strategy

Leader in community strategy, management, and execution. Previously Director of Community at GitHub, Canonical, XPRIZE, and elsewhere, author of The Art of Community, and founder of the Community Leadership summit.

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Consultant

Leading consultant in community strategy/execution, developer workflow, internal community development (inner-source), and more. Clients include Deutsche Bank, Sony Mobile, HackerOne, Open Networking Foundation, and many more.

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Author

Author of the critically acclaimed The Art of The Community, 5 other books, and hundreds of articles across a range of publications. Columnist for Forbes, opensource.com, and maintainer of a popular blog.

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Speaker

Keynote speaker on topics including community leadership, open source, technology, behavioral economics, and others. Keynotes include OSCON, Interop, LinuxCon, .se Internet Days, MySQL Conference, linux.conf.au and many more.

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Anonymous Open Source Projects

Anonymous Open Source Projects

Today Solomon asked an interesting question on Twitter: He made it clear he is not advocating for this view, just a thought experiment. I had, well, a few thoughts on this. I tend to think of open source projects in three broad buckets. Firstly, we have the overall...

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Canonical Refocus

Canonical Refocus

I wrote this on G+, but it seemed appropriate to share it here too: So, today Canonical decided to refocus their business and move away from convergence and devices. This means that the Ubuntu desktop will move back to GNOME. I have seen various responses to this...

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My Move to ProsperWorks CRM and Feature Requests

My Move to ProsperWorks CRM and Feature Requests

As some of you will know, I am a consultant that helps companies build internal and external communities, collaborative workflow, and teams. Like any consultant, I have different leads that I need to manage, I convert those leads into opportunities, and then I need to...

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Community Leadership Summit 2017: 6th – 7th May in Austin

Community Leadership Summit 2017: 6th – 7th May in Austin

The Community Leadership Summit is taking place on the 6th - 7th May 2017 in Austin, USA. The event brings together community managers and leaders, projects, and initiatives to share and learn how we build strong, engaging, and productive communities. The event takes...

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HackerOne Professional, Free for Open Source Projects

HackerOne Professional, Free for Open Source Projects

For some time now I have been working with HackerOne to help them shape and grow their hacker community. It has been a pleasure working with the team: they are doing great work, have fantastic leadership (including my friend, Mårten Mickos), are seeing consistent...

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