When Brad Rydzewski, the founder of Drone.io reached out with the “crazy” idea of releasing Drone Cloud for free to the open source community, we immediately said yes. Here's why. Read more
Originally a classical musician, Jacob has deep experience with online marketing and customer success, and a proven track-record for developing highly productive global teams.
As a partner at the SEO firm Dinkum Interactive, Jacob created and implemented high-growth web strategies for hundreds of campaigns, driving measurable business results for universities, nonprofits, B2B suppliers, and luxury eCommerce retailers.
A native of Southern California and a veteran of Philadelphia, Jacob is based in Vermont and holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon and Temple Universities. When not chatting in Slack, he can be found playing with his kids, his bassoon, or his BBQ.
Recent Blog post from Jacob Smith
When you think of exploring the heart and soul of the internet, places like Mountain View, Seattle, Portland or San Jose come to mind. But what about New York's Chinatown, the projects in Red Hook or a lab at Dartmouth College? Read more
The cloud is growing up fast with big money and even bigger influence. So how (and why) should we keep it weird? Read more
The history of AWS is based on automation through virtualization, but I bet its future won’t be. Here's why we're laying down the welcome mat. Read more
Okay, so an online bookseller has kicked ass and taken names in the battle for "Cloud 1.0". How will the next round be won or lost? Read more