We are a deliberately developmental organization. How we work together will shape what we build together.
"Any organization that designs a system (defined broadly) will produce a design whose structure is a copy of the organization's communication structure." - Mel Conway
product strategist and co-founder
guides product direction with a steady eye on the intersection of business value and approaches to complex social problems that are innovative, applied, useful, usable, collaborative, sensible, and more.
software architect and co-founder
designs software systems for flexibility, elegance and scale, incorporating machine intelligence, data processing, and abstraction.
knowledge ecologist and co-founder
integrates tech and human processes with living systems principles to support healthy teamwork and information flows that lead towards more sensible futures.
advisor, product designer, and co-founder
empathizes with the people using the product, in the service of collaborating to designing a tool which is ultimately a beautiful utility.
ui / ux architect
explores the space between what we can imagine and what we can achieve, crafting interfaces and interactions that are accessible, intuitive, and delightful to use.
Jay Carmona, Sematonic Strategies
decentralized campaign strategist
creating distributed and chapter-based, tech-supported organizing programs, networks, and mediagenic online campaigns.
building healthy (regenerative) organizational environments that enable long-term outcomes without compromising social and environmental integrity. Vast experience having built several organizations from start-ups.
translating leading-edge research into actionable frameworks for communities using participatory community sensemaking practices. Research in community informatics specializses in collaborative communities.
supporting new emerging start-ups and civic technology projects at the intersection of product, engineering, and the political systems in which they exist. Led product and engineering teams from self-funded start-ups through every stage of venture capital and at large fortune 500 companies. 1st Employee Twitter / Researcher MIT Media Lab. Co-founded and built neo.com consultancy to $15m/annual revenue - sold to Pivotal in 2016. Currently fellow at Edmund Hillary Fellowship.
executive advising strategist and technologist
coaching entrepreneurs, scaling idea to innovation, researching sovereignty and governance. Still curious about everything with 30 years of experience as a software engineer, systems architect, engineering manager, product manager, technologist, founder, advisor, mentor, consultant, and investor.
Interested in cooperating? We are just getting started, and our earliest collaborators will help shape our worker cooperative, as well as how Socialroots evolves.