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Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
October 21 & October 25 | Co-Located Events, Tutorials, & Workshops
October 22-24 | Conference
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Wednesday, October 24 • 11:15 - 11:55
Pass the Torch Without Dropping the Ball: Lessons in Community Management - Rich Bowen & Rain Leander, Red Hat & Mary Thengvall, Persea Consulting

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A replacement plan/document is a great community resource, even when you’re not being replaced.

A year ago, as the role of OpenStack community manager at Red Hat was moving from one person to another, we started thinking about what needs to be in place to effectively transition a role. More generally, we started thinking about planning, and documenting, for your eventual replacement.

We’ll talk about what worked, what didn’t, and what had unexpected benefits for the larger community.

Speakers
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Rich Bowen

Community Manager, Red Hat
Rich is a long-time participant in various open source projects, including Perl, PHP, Apache httpd, and OpenStack. He is currently the CentOS Community Manager. Rich is a board member at the Apache Software Foundation.
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Rain Leander

RDO Community Manager, Red Hat
K Rain Leander is a systematic, slightly psychic, interdisciplinary community liaison with a Bachelor’s in dance and a Master’s in IT. An epic public speaker, she has disappeared within a box stuffed with swords, created life, and went skydiving with the Queen. Seriously. Rain... Read More →
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Mary Thengvall

Founder, Persea Consulting
After several years of building community programs at O’Reilly Media, Chef Software, and SparkPost, she's now consulting for companies looking to build out a Developer Relations strategy. She has a passion to move the Developer Relations industry forward and is providing resources... Read More →


Wednesday October 24, 2018 11:15 - 11:55
Cromdale Hall B, Level -2

Attendees (42)