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

Kortney Ziegler
COO/Lead Experience Architect, BSMdotCo

Website | @fakerapper

Kortney Ziegler is the COO and lead experience architect for BSMdotCo, as well as an award-winning filmmaker, early Internet blogger, professor, and technology founder with over 10 years of education design, media, and ecommerce experience. Kortney is the first person to receive a PhD in African American studies from Northwestern University and the founder of TransH4CK—a virtual hackathon series recently funded by the Marc and Laura Andreessen Foundation that has recently partnered with Harvard’s Innovation Lab. By leveraging his extensive experience in interactive education design, Kortney is uniquely positioned to transform access to relevant and valuable education in markets currently underserved.


11:55am–12:35pm Thursday, 05/19/2016
Business of OSS
Location: Meeting Room 9 A/B Level: Intermediate
Tiffany Mikell (BSMdotCo), Kortney Ziegler (BSMdotCo)
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Tiffany Mikell and Kortney Ziegler share the role open source technologies and communities played in their success and explore specific frameworks and projects that have been particularly useful along the bootstrapping journey from industry thought leaders to tech product "unicorn." Read more.