The Team

Meet the team

The Team includes the editorial team, the Community Moderators, and a select group of advisors who are experts in their fields.

Editorial Team

Jen Wike Huger is the managing editor for On any given day, you'll find her running the website's publication schedule and editorial workflow (on kanban boards), as well as brainstorming the next big article. Learn more about her at
Matt Broberg Matt loves working with technology communities to develop products and content that invite delightful engagement. He’s a serial podcaster, best known for the Geek Whisperers podcast, is on the board of the Influence Marketing Council, co-maintains the DevRel Collective, and often shares his thoughts on Twitter and GitHub @mbbroberg. He’s also a fan of tattoos and cats, though remains unsure of Schrödinger’s.
Lauren Pritchett Lauren is an analyst and editor for She is fascinated by how open source technology solves all types of problems. When she’s not digging into the data, she loves going on adventures with her family.
Seth Kenlon Seth is an editor for
Bryan Behrenshausen Bryan edits and manages the Open Organization section of, which features stories about the ways open values and principles are changing how we think about organizational culture and design. He's worked on since 2011. Find him online as semioticrobotic.

Community Moderators

The Community Moderator program recognizes key contributors and advocates and provides them with a framework for contributing to and leading the community and website. Find out how you can join our team.

Dan Barker Dan Barker
David Both David Both
Mike Bursell Mike Bursell
Chris Collins Chris Collins
Ben Cotton Ben Cotton
Alan Formy-Duval Alan Formy-Duval
Jeremy Garcia Jeremy Garcia
Chris Hermansen Chris Hermansen
Joshua Holm Joshua Allen Holm
Jeff Macharyas Jeff Macharyas
Scott Nesbitt Scott Nesbitt
Ben Nuttall Ben Nuttall
Daniel Oh Daniel Oh
Anderson Silva Anderson Silva
Bryant Son Bryant Son
Jason van Gumster Jason van Gumster
Don Watkins Don Watkins
Moshe Zadka Moshe Zadka

Red Hat Advisors

Jeff Mackanic Jeff Mackanic has been at Red Hat for more than a decade and is currently responsible for the Global Awareness team. He has also spent several years in consulting, IT, and marketing.
Jason Hibbets Jason Hibbets is a senior community architect at Red Hat and an community manager. He has been with Red Hat since 2003 and is the author of The foundation for an open source city. Follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets
Jason Baker Jason Baker is passionate about using technology to make the world more open, from software development to bringing sunlight to local governments. He is particularly interested in data visualization/analysis, DIY/maker culture, simulations/modeling, geospatial technologies, and cloud computing.
Melanie Freeman Chernoff Melanie Freeman Chernoff monitors, evaluates, and attempts to influence U.S. and international legislation and government regulations affecting open source technologies and open standards as Red Hat's public policy manager.
Rob Tiller Rob Tiller is Vice President and Assistant General Counsel in legal at Red Hat. He manages patent, trademark, and copyright matters and is a frequent speaker and writer on open source legal issues.
Richard Fontana Richard Fontana is Senior Commercial Counsel on the Products and Technologies team in Red Hat's legal department. Most of his work focuses on open source-related legal issues.

Community Moderator Alumni

Jono Bacon Jono Bacon
Nicole Baratta Nicole C. Baratta (Engard)
VM (Vicky) Brasseur VM (Vicky) Brasseur
Remy Decausemaker Remy Decausemaker
Justin Flory Justin Flory
Carolyn Fox Carolyn Fox
Marcus Hanwell Marcus D. Hanwell
Jason Hare Jason Hare
D Ruth Holloway D Ruth Holloway
David Hurley David Hurley
Luis Ibanez Luis Ibanez
Sandeep Khuperkar Sandeep Khuperkar
Jay LaCroix Jay LaCroix
Robin Muilwijk

Robin Muilwijk

Deb Nicholson Deb Nicholson
Subhashish Panigrahi Subhashish Panigrahi
Joshua Pearce Joshua Pearce
Nithya Ruff Nithya Ruff
Phil Shapiro Phil Shapiro
Chris Short Chris Short
Aseem Sharma Aseem Sharma
Nitish Tiwari Nitish Tiwari
Aleksandar Todorović Aleksandar Todorović