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 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 principles can help solve all types of problems, particularly those involving local government and citizen engagement. When she's not digging into the data, she loves going on adventures with her family and German shepherd rescue dog, Quailford.
Seth Kenlon Seth Kenlon has worked in film and computing, and builds Linux-based production studios with Slackermedia.
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
Joshua Allen Holm Joshua Allen Holm Jeff Macharyas Jeff Macharyas Lauren Maffeo Lauren Maffeo
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 Scott Nesbitt Scott Nesbitt Taz Brown Taz Brown
Chris Hermansen Chris Hermansen Julie Gunderson Julie Gunderson

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.
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 Jeremy Garcia Jeremy Garcia 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