Happily creating opportunities via Open Source. All Things Open, Open Source 101. The most grateful person you’re likely to encounter today.
I’ve known Todd for over a decade, we met way back when during his first Open Source event he was producing. He’s been a creative force in the tech / open source conference scene for a long time. Let’s check in with him and see how his events are shaping up and how they’ve handled the world during and post pandemic.
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Todd has been building open source conferences, events and communities for more than 10 years, and working in the technology industry for more than 15. He created and now chairs All Things Open, the largest open source/tech/web event on the East Coast of the U.S. as well as the Open Source 101 event series. In addition, he’s served as an advisor for other influential events around the country you’ve probably heard of.
A major proponent of technology education, he’s created many technology education and workforce development related events and reports, worked with multiple elected officials and government organizations to get legislation passed, served as Executive Director of a technology education nonprofit, and regularly speaks to groups of 10 to thousands about technology and economic related topics.