The Opensource.com Team

Meet the team

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

Editorial Team

Jen Wike Huger

Jen Wike Huger is the Community Manager for Opensource.com. Catch her at the next open source virtual event, or ping her on Twitter. She lives in Raleigh with her husband and daughters, June and Jewel.

Lauren Pritchett

Lauren is a strategist and editor for Opensource.com. She is fascinated by how open source principles can help solve all types of problems, particularly those involving local government and citizen engagement.

I'm happiest at a microphone

Matthew Broberg

Matt is an advocate for open source software and currently the Technical Editor of Opensource.com. He specializes in designing technology communities that develop products and content in a way that tells a powerful story.

Seth Kenlon

Seth Kenlon

Seth Kenlon is a UNIX geek, free culture advocate, independent multimedia artist, and D&D nerd.

Red Hat Advisors

Jason Baker

I use technology to make the world more open. Linux desktop enthusiast. Map/geospatial nerd. Raspberry Pi tinkerer. Data analysis and visualization geek. Occasional coder. Cloud nativist. Civic tech and open government booster.

Jason Hibbets

Jason Hibbets

Jason Hibbets is a senior community architect at Red Hat which means he is a mash-up of a community manager and project manager.

Jeff Mackanic

Jeff Mackanic has been at Red Hat for more than nine years and is currently responsible for the creative services team at Red Hat.

Melanie Chernoff

Melanie Chernoff | As Public Policy Manager for Red Hat, Inc., Melanie monitors, evaluates, and works to influence U.S. and international legislation and government regulations affecting open source technologies and open standards.

Richard Fontana

Richard Fontana

Richard 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.