• Microsoft
  • Nebula
  • Google
  • SugarCRM
  • Facebook
  • HP
  • Intel
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • WSO2
  • Alfresco
  • BlackBerry
  • Dell
  • eBay
  • Heroku
  • InfiniteGraph
  • JBoss
  • LeaseWeb
  • Liferay
  • Media Temple, Inc.
  • OpenShift
  • Oracle
  • Percona
  • Puppet Labs
  • Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
  • Rentrak
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • SoftLayer Technologies, Inc.
  • SourceGear
  • Urban Airship
  • Vertica
  • VMware
  • (mt) Media Temple, Inc.

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Rick Nixon
Program Manager, Technology Initiatives, City of Portland, Oregon

Website | @CivicApps

Rick Nixon serves as Program Manager, eGovernment and Technology Initiatives, at City of Portland, Oregon. In this role, Rick is responsible for supplying process and technology to the City’s open data, open standards, and open source software solutions. After having successfully launched the Civic Apps For Greater Portland initiative (CivicApps.org), Rick continues to work with regional government agencies, private sector third parties, and championing of citizen engagement and transparency in government vis-à-vis the local software community in the form of get-togethers, hackathons, app design contests, council resolutions, and more.


Location: F151
Rick Nixon (City of Portland, Oregon), Oscar Godson (City of Portland, OR), Eric Arenson (City of Portland, Oregon)
This introduction is targeted to technical and non-technical attendees alike; including a demo of our new legislative agenda app and related API features, followed by an unconference-style discussion of extended features and policies surrounding a public commenting capability to the app. Read more.