About me.


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I am a Community Manager focused on helping companies put community in the heart of their operations & become a community-driven business. I am a Developer Evangelist who passionately advocates for developers' needs and help them build their brilliance. I have a passion for #Tech #Community #Inclusivity #IoT #SmartCities & #Sustainability. Looking to change the world where those intersect.

Currently Head of Social and Community Engagement at OutSystems. Previously DreamFactory Software, Codecademy and SketchUp. I also run a Community for community managers. See my kudos. Read my recommendations on LinkedIn.

I have a bachelors degree (BEnvd) in Environmental Design and Urban Planning (Community Engagement) from the University of Colorado, Boulder.


"Anything is possible, don't think limits." - Usain Bolt


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My Core Skills

  • Community Building and Management
  • Developer Relations and Evangelism
  • Content Development
  • Storytelling
  • Social Media
  • Public Speaking
  • Event Planning
  • Project Management
  • Technical writing, documentation
  • Sustainable and Urban Design, Green Infrastructure
  • REST, APIs, Git, IoT, Raspberry Pi, HTML, CSS
  • Dealing with online bullying, creating inclusive and diverse tech spaces

  • Emerging Skills

  • Front End Development
  • User Experience Design
  • Workshops, Teaching and Classes
  • Javascript, Python, PHP, JSON, XML, SQL, NoSQL
  • Computer Science

  • I can be hired to do #SideHustle work

  • Writing
  • Speaking at Events (online, offine)
  • Urban Design
  • Social Media, Community Management and DevRel: Strategy, implementation and growth
  • Event Planning, Management (online, offline)
  • Website Building
  • Tech Skills building

  • Topics I speak about

  • Hacking Harassment: Dealing with bullying and harassment in online communities
  • Community and Developer Relations: best practices
  • IoT + Rest APIs: A winning combination
  • Why Reusable APIs Win for Enterprise Mobile Development
  • Smart Cities + Community Practices

  • My work values

  • I love working remotely with my cats and standup desk
  • Resourcefulness
  • Be Curious, kind, no blame, no excuses, take responsibility, nobody is wrong ( we all express emotions differently)
  • Do more with less < = >
  • Be the hardest worker in the room
  • Growth Hacker - do whatever is needed to do to get stuff done
  • Bias for action
  • Be Optimistic
  • Collaborate
  • Embrace Ambuiguity
  • Learn from Failure
  • Take Ownership
  • Make Others Sucessful

  • I'd love to learn

  • Data Science
  • Astrophysics
  • To become a Sommelier and Cicerone
  • How to make Kombucha

  • I'm looking to/for:

  • Ways to get more involved in IoT and Smart Cities
  • Increase my [tech] skills and apply them to solve the worlds problems
  • Speaking opportunities
  • Travel opportunities
  • Ways to survive the Zombie Apocolypse
  • cat