Jono Bacon is a leading community and management strategy consultant, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Jono Bacon Consulting, which provides community and management strategy, execution, and coaching. He also previously served as director of community at GitHub, Canonical, XPRIZE, OpenAdvantage, and has consulted and advised a range of organizations.
Bacon is a prominent author and speaker on community strategy, management, and best practice, and wrote the best-selling The Art of Community and his newest, People Powered: How Communities Can Supercharge Your Business, Brand, and Teams. He is the founder of the primary annual conference for community leaders and managers, the Community Leadership Summit as well as the Open Collaboration Conference. He is a regular keynote speaker at events about community management, organizational leadership, and best practice.
Bacon has provided community management consultancy for both internal and external communities for a range of organizations. This includes Deutsche Bank, Intel, Santander, GitLab, SAP, HackerOne, data.world, Sony Mobile, Samsung, Open Compute Project, IBM, Dyson, Mozilla, FINOS Foundation, Executive Centre, AlienVault, and others. He holds advisory positions at AlienVault, Moltin, data,world, Open Networking Foundation, Drupal, and Open Cloud Consortium.
Bacon is a columnist for Forbes and opensource.com and has written over 500 articles across 12 different publications. He writes regularly for a range of magazines. Bacon’s podcasts have had 2 million+ downloads and 15,000+ listeners, as well as spawning over ten live events across the USA and Europe.