Big Company, Little Company - The Differences in DevRel at Large and Small Companies (Episode 32)

In this episode, our hosts discuss the similarities and differences of working in Developer Relations in large organizations as compared to small ones. Joining us in the conversation are Nathen Harvey (Google), Maureen McElaney (IBM), and Matt Asay (Adobe).

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Matt Asay

Matt Asay

Matt Asay is Head of Developer Ecosystem for Adobe, where previously he was vice president of mobile strategy. Prior to Adobe, Asay held a range of roles at open source companies: VP of business development, marketing and community at MongoDB, a leading big data database company; VP of business development at real-time analytics company Nodeable (acquired by Appcelerator); VP of business development and interim CEO at mobile HTML5 start-up Strobe (acquired by Facebook); COO at Canonical, a leading Linux and cloud vendor; and head of the Americas at Alfresco, a content management startup. Asay is an emeritus board member of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and holds a J.D. from Stanford, where he focused on open source and other IP licensing issues. Asay writes regular columns for The Register, TechRepublic, and InfoWorld.

Maureen McElaney

Maureen McElaney

Maureen McElaney is a Developer Advocate at IBM Center of Open Source Data and Ai Technologies and enjoys broadening IBM’s understanding and involvement in open source communities. Prior to joining the team, she worked as a QA Engineer at Dealer.com and is passionate about building tools that increase developer productivity and joy. She is an experienced community builder and is passionate about increasing diversity in tech.

Nathen Harvey

Nathen Harvey

Nathen Harvey, Cloud Developer Advocate at Google, helps the community understand and apply DevOps and SRE principles and practices in the cloud to drive business outcomes. He is a co-host of the Food Fight Show, a podcast about Chef and DevOps.