Amber 'akgraner' Graner entered the world of Open Source in 2009, blogging about her experiences.From there she quickly rose to the challenge of editing, reviewing and eventually co-authoring the current edition of the Official Ubuntu Book. Amber continues to contribute Ubuntu User Magazine. Amber is also a reviewer of The Art of Community (Bacon; O'Reilly), for both the 1st and 2nd editions. Currently Amber is the User Experience and Community Specialist for Linaro where she combines her experience as a decorated US Army Intelligence Analyst, customer service and hospitality industry manager with that of her 20+ years of community volunteer service as she shares those skills in an open an collaborative manner. Amber is also an active leader across many areas of the Ubuntu Community and enjoys bringing passion, excitement and energy to every project she is involved with.