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School of Interactive Games & Media

Stephen Jacobs is a professor with the School of Interactive Games and Media and an interdisciplinary scholar who works in several different areas that often overlap including Free and Open Source Software and Free Culture. Digital Humanities, Game Design and History and Interactive Narrative. He also holds the position of Visiting Scholar at The Strong National Museum of Play. His Open Work has been funded by The Ford Foundation, UNICEF Innovation, Red Hat Inc, Northern Telecom and AT&T. Professor Jacobs received the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring for 2019-2020.

Asst. Director

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Mike Nolan serves as the Assistant Director of Open@RIT. A former RIT alum, he went on to work in the tech industry at companies such as GIPHY and Mozilla. He then proceeded to work in the humanitarian aid sector abroad (Jordan & UK) for organizations such as the International Rescue Committee and UNICEF. He continues to pursue his mission of technology and social good by helping lead RIT’s open programs center.

Present LibreCorps Members

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Emi Simpson
Full Stack Developer
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Django Skorupa
UI/UX Designer
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Chris Ference
UI/UX Designer
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Peter Hogya
Product Manager
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Suhas CV
Full Stack Developer

Past LibreCorps Members

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Urvashi Kokate
UI/UX Designer
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Quinn Foster
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Rahul Jaiswal
User Experience Designer
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Julia Hawley
UX Designer
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Shanée Gordon

Advisory Board

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Matthew Bernius
Principle User Researcher Code for America BS New Media Publishing, RIT ‘96
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Deb Nicholson
Interim Director The Open Source Initiative
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Silona Bonewald
Executive Director IEEE Standards Association
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Mel Chua
ABD, Purdue, School of Engineering Education
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Ihudiya Finda Ogbonnaya-Ogburu
HCI Researcher (PhD candidate) University of Michigan School of Information BS, Information Technology, RIT 2010
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Remy DeCausemaker
BS & MS, School of Independent Study, RIT '08, '13
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Nithya Ruff
Board Director & Head of Open Source Comcast, Inc
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Justin W. Flory
FOSS Technical Advisor UNICEF Innovation B.S. Networking & Systems Administration, Minor, Free & Open Source Software & Free Culture, RIT 202
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Justin Sherrill
Developer DragonFly BSD Information Technology Masters, 2002
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Wilfried Hounyo
Software Engineer Zendesk, INc BS in Computer Science
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Kyle Suero
Application Security Engineer III Reddit BS, Computing Security, RIT, 2019
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Jenn Kotler
UX Designer Space Telescope Science Institute BS Medical Illustration, RIT 2014
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Tom Callaway
Principal Open Source Evangelist, Amazon Web Services
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Ruth Suehle
Director, Software Engineering Global, RedHat
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Chris Aniszczyk
Chief Technology Officer, Cloud Native Computing Foundation Vice President, Developer Relations The Linux Foundation
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Erin McKean
Docs Advocacy Program Manager Google Open Source Programs Office
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April Kyle Nassi
Google for Games Open Source Strategist Google