Bjorn Freeman-Benson
VP Engineering, New Relic

Website | @bjorn_fb

Bjorn Freeman-Benson

Board Director, Democracy Lab

Director, Committer Community, Eclipse Foundation

While striving to be a Renaissance Man, Bjorn keeps falling back into the clutches of conformity with engineering stereotypes such as dynamic languages, software engineering, juggling and general aviation. His escape attempts have been through orienteering, bicycling, planting trees and painting his airplane. He is passionate about doing things instead of just talking about them, and he thoroughly enjoys the annual party he helps organize for the Eclipse community.

You can read Bjorn's blog at http://eclipse-projects.blogspot.com/.

Sessions

Business, Emerging Topics, Government, People
Location: Ballroom A1
Deborah Bryant (Bryant Group), Bjorn Freeman-Benson (New Relic), Greg Lund-Chaix (Squishymedia), Clay Johnson (InformationDiet.com), Aleksandar Totic (Open Source Digital Voting Foundation)
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Open source shares critical values with government and public education that make them function in the ideal; meritocracy of ideas, transparency, collaboration. But where is the sweet spot in the confluence of these social, technical, and public policy ideals? And where is the opportunity for the citizen developer to get involved? Read more.
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  • Twilio
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