Hello People, My Name is

Steve Francia

Leader, Hacker & Writer

About Steve Francia

Steve has the unique distinction of leading two of the most successful open source companies in history. First as the Chief Developer Advocate of MongoDB where he was responsible for the developer experience of MongoDB and most recently as the Chief Operator of Docker.

His background is software development where he has been involved in open source for over 20 years and is the creator of some of the most widely used open source projects including Hugo, spf13-vim & Cobra. Steve is a very active member of the Go community and has served as an organizer of GopherCon and GothamGo.

He loves creating software and is thrilled to be able to work on it full time and then some. When not coding, he is usually having fun outdoors with his wife and four children.

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Notable Projects


Gopher, Speaker & Father

Made in NYC

made by spf13 with HUGO