Amanda McPhersonAdvisory Board Member
Amanda McPherson is a founding member of the Linux Foundation and created (and currently runs) all marketing, web, events, and developer programs for the Foundation. She has been intimately involved in many of the technology world’s most disruptive technologies, from launching Java in 1996 to driving open source strategy and marketing for Linux and many other projects. Much of her work has been on the forefront of content marketing and she has produced videos, authored numerous white papers, and advocated via opinion pieces on open source issues - a matter near and dear to Toads’ hearts. She has worked in marketing, writing, and PR for high tech companies big and small for over 15 years and has grown teams, budgets, and revenues throughout her career. Additionally, she is also a published fiction writer and teacher.