Jason Hibbets is a senior community evangelist in Corporate Marketing at Red Hat where he is a community managaer for Opensource.com. He has been with Red Hat since 2003 and is the author of The Foundation For an Open Source City. Prior roles include senior marketing specialist, Red Hat Knowledgebase maintainer, and support engineer. Jason graduated from North Carolina State University and resides in Raleigh, NC. He has been applying open source principles in neighborhood organizations in Raleigh for several years, highlighting the importance of transparency, collaboration, and community building. In his spare time, he enjoys surfing, gardening, watching football, participating in his local government, blogging for South West Raleigh, and training his Border Collies to be frisbee and agility dogs. He heads to the beaches of North Carolina during hurricane season to ride the waves.