People, Software, Success
Co-author of Perl Cookbook, chair of the O'Reilly Open Source Convention, co-chair of the O'Reilly European Open Source Convention, chair of the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, co-chair of the O'Reilly Emerging Telephony Conference, creator of the Odious business plan, board member of The Perl Foundation, former editor for O'Reilly and Associates, former project manager for Perl 6, former co-chair of the O'Reilly Bioinformatics Conference, banjo player, Mac OS X user.
Recently returned to New Zealand from the USA, and looking to build networks of open source innovators, entrepreneurs, and emerging technologists in New Zealand. Created Kiwi Foo Camp and the NZ Open Government project.
Blogs: O'Reilly Radar, and personal. Formerly: use.perl.org and O'Reilly Network. To learn more about my interests, check out my bookmarks on delicious and my Twitter stream. If you are having trouble sleeping, my CV can help.