The Team

Meet the team

The 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 chief editor for On any given day, you'll find her managing the publishing calendar and team's editorial workflow (on kanban boards), managing writer and reader communities, and brainstorming the next big article. Jen lives in Raleigh with her husband and daughter, June. She is a dedicated, hobbyist herbalist and gardener. Follow her on Twitter.
Matt Broberg

Matt Broberg is an advocate for open source software and currently a technical editor of He’s a podcaster, best known for the Geek Whisperers podcast, co-maintains the DevRel Collective, and connects with others Twitter and GitHub @mbbroberg.

Lauren Pritchett

Lauren Pritchett is a strategist 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 is a technical editor of He has worked in film and computing and builds Linux-based production studios with Slackermedia.

The Correspondents

The Correspondent program recognizes our most trusted and committed contributors. Find out how you can join our team.

David Both David Both Taz Brown Taz Brown  Gaurav Kamathe Gaurav Kamathe
Chris Collins Chris Collins Jim Hall Jim Hall Alan Formy-Duval Alan Formy-Duval
Joshua Allen Holm Joshua Allen Holm Jess Weichler Jess Weichler Lauren Maffeo Lauren Maffeo
Ben Nuttall Ben Nuttall Alex Bunardzic Alex Bunardzic  Cristiano L. Fontana Cristiano L. Fontana
Bryant Son Bryant Son James Farrell James Farrell Don Watkins Don Watkins
Moshe Zadka Moshe Zadka Mike Bursell Mike Bursell Chris Hermansen Chris Hermansen
Kevin Sonney Kevin Sonney Jessica Cherry Jessica Cherry Dawn Parzych Dawn Parzych

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 Alumni

Alumni contributed to the progress of as participants in past community programs, and continue to advocate for open source stories.

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
Julie Gunderson Julie Gunderson Jason van Gumster Jason van Gumster Daniel Oh Daniel Oh Jeff Macharyas Jeff Macharyas
Jaouhari Youssef Jaouhari Youssef Anderson Silva Anderson Silva Dan Barker Dan Barker Ben Cotton Ben Cotton
 Scott Nesbitt Scott Nesbitt