James Governor

is Principal Analyst and co-founder of RedMonk, the developer focused analyst firm. Based in London, he advises clients on developer-led technology adoption, open source, product, community and technology strategy. He is really into vermouth.

Kimberly Harrison

is a sociologist focused on the development and adoption of new technology within the software industry. She enjoys working with early stage startups that are developing new tools and methodologies for modern development teams. She specializes in strategic communications and community building.

Heidi Waterhouse

is a Developer Advocate and one of the authors of Developers: An Engineer’s Field Guide to Technical Writing. She spent a couple decades as a technical writer at Microsoft, Dell Software, LaunchDarkly as well as many startups helping teams communicate with and for developers. She is passionate about storytelling, finding business value, and the ROI of laptop stickers.

Adam Zimman

is a start-up Advisor providing guidance on leadership, platform architecture, product marketing, and GTM strategy. He has over 20 years of experience working in a variety of roles from software engineering to technical sales. He has worked in both enterprise and consumer companies such as VMware, EMC, GitHub, and LaunchDarkly. Adam is driven by a passion for inclusive leadership and solving problems with technology. As an Advisor he works with a number of startups and nonprofits. His perspective on life has been shaped by a background in Physics and Visual Art, an ongoing adventure as a husband and father, and a childhood career as a fire juggler.