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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 ·
A few weeks ago I spoke at DevXCon in San Francisco. I delivered a keynote about measuring the health of a community and how we can tie effective measurements into community reputation, incentives, and other elements. In that talk I touched on the importance of...read more
Recently I got a Google Home (thanks to Google for the kind gift). Last week I recorded a quick video of me interrogating it: Well, tonight I nipped upstairs quickly to go and grab something and as I came back downstairs I heard Jack, our vivacious 4-year-old asking...read more
This coming weekend is the Community Leadership Summit in Austin (I hope to see you all there!), but there is another event I am running which you need to know about. The Open Community Conference is one of the four main events that is part of the Open Source Summit...read more
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...read more
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...read more