Rebecca Fernandez is a Principal Program Manager at Red Hat, leading projects to help the company scale its open culture. She's an Open Organization Ambassador, contributed to The Open Organization book, and maintains the Open Decision Framework. She is interested in the intersection of open source principles and practices, and how they can transform organizations for the better.

Authored Content

Cat laying in the grass next to a not animals allowd sign

Every community has at least one Mr. Grumpy. Here's a plan for helping naysayers make useful contributions.
Radio wave.

Passionate, productive debate is a hallmark of open communities and organizations. Here's how to bring it into your IT team.
Remote people connected on clouds

Find out how to give the gift of an out, learn about the power of positive intent, and more.
Open for business

Rebecca Fernandez presents the Open Decision Framework, a collection of best practices for applying...
An idea

Highlights and a wrap up of Week 4 of The Open Organization book club.

Contributed Content


Two compelling case studies demonstrate the benefits of open decision-making.
A person choosing between several different incentives

A brief guide to hiring with culture in mind and some techniques and programs that could work for...