open development community, open standards
Mark Atwood has been a long-time contributor to open source. He describes his career as "learning amazing stuff and meeting amazing people, and then introducing them all to each other". His technology interests include Open Source Development Methodology, Cloud Computing, and Open Source Databases. He is currently the Director of Open Source Evangelism for HP Cloud Services. He has been the Open Source Advocate for Red Hat OpenShift, the Community Manager for Eucalyptus Systems, the Director of Community Development for Gear6 Memcached, and a Senior Technology Advisor for Network.com at Sun Microsystems. He is a coauthor of the OAuth Core specification. He makes his home in Seattle USA, with an annual trip to his other home in Black Rock City.