Business Leadership Day

Kevin Shockey (Mis Tribus)
Business Leadership Day
Location: F151

So, you want to run a business; or, maybe you want to turn your Open Source project hobby into a day job. What ever the reason you’re reading the Business Leadership Day description, this 1 day track has the basics to help bootstrap your business skills.

Highlight topics include:

  • Business models for Open source companies
  • Hiring howtos
  • Differentiating community from customers
  • Lessons learned
  • IP (intellectual property that is) and legal considerations
  • and even the not so evil side of marketing

Business Leadership Day is moderated by Kevin Shockey.

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Kevin Shockey

Mis Tribus

Kevin is freelance artist, author, project manager, publisher, sculptor, and speaker. He’s currently launching a transmedia producer community Mis Tribus. Previously he founded Dó, was editor in chief of TUX magazine, & speaker and blogger for the O’Reilly Network. When he’s not drawing or writing he enjoys spending time with his family.


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