Co-Founder and CEO at reTHINKit Media
Jennifer is co-founder and CEO of reTHINKit Media and a tech veteran and developer relations expert. She was on the founding team of The Linux Foundation where she focused on garnering developer attention for open source projects and new technologies, increasing developer contributions to and adoption of such technologies. She started the communications function at the Foundation as an individual contributor and grew it to a 30+ person team of PR, social media and content production professionals. Prior to the Linux Foundation, Jennifer worked at agencies focused on VC-funded startups and developer communities. Clients included Cisco, Creative Commons, Google, Mulesoft (acquired by Salesforce), Sleepycat (acquired by Oracle,) and VMware, among others. As co-founder of reTHINKit Media, Jennifer has worked with Apache Kafka, Cloud Foundry Foundation, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Evernym, Comcast NBCUniversal, eBay, Holberton School, IBM, Intel, Linux Foundation, Sovrin Foundation, Storj Labs and more. Jennifer has been identified as one of the most influential women in open source and is based in Portland, Oregon. She is also the executive producer, writer and director of The Chasing Grace Project.