2019 Maintainerati Organizers
|North America - West
|North America - East
|Western Europe, UK & Ireland
(Alphabetical by last name)
CL: GitHub 
Don Goodman-Wilson, representing GitHub, is a solo maintainer, and also maintains an interest in the way that OSS institutions form and evolve over time, their philosophical and ideological underpinnings, and their repercussions for everyone who depends upon OSS.
Sec: Oceania 
Geoffrey Huntley is a maintainer who has completed the maintainer life-cycle of open-source a few times over. He rebuilt a community from the ground up and gave it away through succession activities. He’s when it who is passionate about ensuring brilliant folks in open-source don’t burn out or quit.
Geoff has completed the full life cycle of rebuilding a community from the ground up to giving it all away through succession activities. went through the motions of succession and has successfully enticed other projects to follow his lead in sustainability. The early ‘00s were about ensuring open-source was the default option. It’s now 2019 and open-source has won but what was the cost?
CL: Facilitation 
Sec: Europe - West 
Gawain Lynch used to use technology to solve human problems, but now uses humans to solve problems that humans are having with technology. Gawain is passionate about building healthy open source communities, and helping leaders to lead productively and empathetically.
KP: Oceania 
Alexia Maddox is a sociologist passionate about working with digital cultures who are using and creating emerging technologies to support forms of social change and resistance. Her role is to support the development of meaningful insights from data collected for the project.
CL: KP 
KP: Europe - West 
Erin Taylor is an anthropologist who loves complex human problems. Her role is to collect the experiences of maintainers in a giant bucket, sort them into piles, and put them back in some sort of order. She will happily talk about research to anybody who wants to listen (or doesn’t).
Sec: NA East 
Henry Zhu is a maintainer who passionate about the sustainability of open source software projects.
Sec: NA West 
Devon Zuegel is the product manager for the Open Source Economy team at GitHub. She is a writer and programmer based out of San Francisco, and she blogs about cooperation problems, market design, and urban economics.