Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX

Leading an open source project

Tessa Mero (Cisco)
11:05am–11:45am Wednesday, 05/18/2016
Location: Meeting Room 10 A/B Level: Non-technical
Average rating: ****.
(4.22, 9 ratings)

Have you ever struggled to lead an open source project and wondered if there might be tools or techniques that could help your community? And what about everything that goes on behind the scenes of the project? How do leaders in the project keep everything running and keep the project from falling apart?

Tessa Mero discusses what she’s learned from being involved in leadership within the Joomla! CMS project and explains how you can benefit from it. You’ll leave feeling encouraged, inspired, and full of positivity.

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Tessa Mero


Tessa Mero is the developer evangelist for Cisco. Tessa spends her extra time contributing on a leadership team for the Joomla! Project and has been involved with Joomla! for the past five years. She runs the Seattle PHP meetup and is the organizer of the Pacific Northwest PHP conference. In her free time, Tessa likes to play video games, snowboard, and eat Korean food.