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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.
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.
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.
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.
· From The Blog ·
When people are huddled at a conference or professional event, the subject often turns to the value of failure and embracing feedback. "It is the key to self improvement!", many chant, channeling their inner self-help gurus, Sadly, many don't quite practice what they...read more
Something a little different to share today, but important if you are (a) not especially gifted/interested in cooking, (b) love great food, and (c) are a bit of a nerd. Sous vide is the technique, and the Joule is the solution. Sous vide is a method of cooking that...read more
I have previously posted pieces about data.world, an Austin-based startup focused on providing a powerful platform for data preparation, analysis, and collaboration. data.world were previously a client where I helped to shape their community strategy and I have...read more
One of the most challenging components of building a community is how to (a) determine what to measure, (b) measure it effectively, and (c) interpret those measurements in a way that drives improvements. Of course, what complicates this is that communities are a...read more
Recently, I posted a piece about distributions consolidating around a consistent app store. In it I mentioned Flatpak as a potential component and some people wondered why I didn't recommend Snappy, particularly due to my Canonical heritage. To be clear (and to clear...read more