- Community Consultant for Techsoup GlobalSocial Media Analyst and Planner, 2013 - presentTSG supports non-profits around the world with low-cost software and training.
- Connected Learning Research NetworkCommunity and Movement Specialist, 2013 - 2013To accelerate the creation and adoption of connected learning practices via netweaving and communications
- Social Media TodayEditor, curator, 2011 - 2013Responsible for filtering and publishing incoming content. Lead on author relations.
- The WELLDirector, 1986 - 1992Managed one of the earliest and most influential online communities through its most formative years. Brought a subscription-based online business to break-even in its 4th year.
- Cisco SystemsCommunity systems analyst, 1999 - 2000Worked with a cross-company team to identify needs, purposes and design of Cisco's first out-facing community of important customers.
- AOLWeb community manager, 1995 - 1996
- Salon.comDirector of communities, 1998 - 1999
- U of MDSocial psychology, 67 - 70
- The Farm communityVillage Level Collaboration, 71 - 83
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