About CLSWest 2013 Leadership Team

            Riper Van Riper

Van Riper, Developer Relations, Google

Since 2003, Van's volunteer work as a community builder among developers has evolved into his main area of interest. Which is why he accepted his first full-time developer relations position at Google in December of 2010.

            Nielsen Dave Nielsen

Dave Nielsen, Developer Relations Consultant, Platform D, Inc.

Dave Nielsen runs CloudCamp, a community of Cloud Computing enthusiasts and community organizers in 100+ cities around the world. Dave also run's Platform D, a Developer Relations consulting firm helping companies interact with the influential developer community.

            Herberholz Eric Herberholz

Eric Herberholz, Social Media Coach, Community Coach, Marketing & Sales Rep.

Accomplished community builder with B2B social media expertise.Social Media Strategist/Coach and Online Community Builder/Coach at CreatineMarketing.com

Perrine Crampton, Community Programs Manager at Citrix

Perrine's passion for communities and social media cause her to turn up a many different types of events: hackathons, meetups, conferences, etc. She's typically found at an event tweeting and taking video; usually at the same time.

Evan Hamilton Evan Hamilton

Evan Hamilton, Head of Community at UserVoice

Evan's role at Uservoice is to handle community-building, social media, content creation, and internal culture. In his rare free time, Evan likes to play americana music as Kicking Tuesday.

            Johns Jon Johns

Jon Johns, Community Engagement Specialist at O'Reilly Media

John's role at O'Reilly Media is to engage communities and user groups in meaningful dialogue.

Robin Fisher, Owner/Designer, Take Flight Graphics

Robin Fisher is the owner/designer at Take Flight Graphics, a local Silicon Valley design firm that custom designs high-quality logos, print designs, and web sites for small and mid-sized businesses enabling them to present a more polished image to their target markets.