Chris Messina

Chris Messina (aka Factory Joe) has spent many years as an Open Source Ambassador. From his work on the Spread Firefox campaign (he was the dude who designed the two page ad spread in the New York Times), to his work on Civic Space to holding the title of Open Source Ambassador at open source browser startup Flock, Citizen Joe dedicates his time and energy to making the world a better place through spreading open source and open source principles. His own talents lie in being able to see the 'big picture' and he will help move your application, website or project into a meaningful direction. His vision, coupled with a background in design and a strong sense of user experience, make him an asset to any startup. Even moreover, his global connections within the technology community enhance any collaborative effort imaginable.