Shane is founder of Punderthings℠ LLC consultancy, helping organizations find better ways to engage with the critical open source projects that power modern technology and business. He blogs and tweets about open source governance and trademark issues, and has spoken at major technology conferences like ApacheCon, OSCON, All Things Open, Community Leadership Summit, and Ignite.
Shane is serving a tenth term as an elected Director of the ASF, providing governance oversight, community mentoring, and fiscal review for all Apache projects. Previously, Shane served as VP Brand Management for the ASF for eight years, and wrote the trademark and branding policies that cover all 200+ Apache® projects, including assisting projects with defining and policing their trademarks, as well as negoitating agreements with various software vendors using Apache software brands.
This website showcases some of the open source presentations I’ve made at major conferences, including ApacheCon / Apache:BigData, OSCON, All Things Open, Community Leadership Summit, Ignite, the PLI Law Education conference, and selected consulting engagements.
Shane’s Punderthings℠ Consulting is available for speaking engagements or contracting to help you better understand open source.
Choose A Foundation
I can help you Choose A Foundation to help open source projects take their game to the next level, with advice on joining a FOSS Foundation to improve governance and branding.
The Apache Way
Learn about The Apache Way, the successful methodology used by app 200+ Apache Software Foundation projects to run community-led open source projects.
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