Michael Hall is an open source software developer, community manager and technology evangelist. He has extensive experience in developing desktop and web-based software in a large variety of languages and frameworks, and contributes to a number of open source projects and communities. He currently works for Canonical, maker of the popular Ubuntu operating system, as a community manager and developer advocate.
When Ubuntu announced their plans to enter the mobile phone and tablet market, and released an early preview of their SDK, Michael took a leading role in bringing it to application developers, and working with Ubuntu engineers to extend and improve on the developer toolkit. He has overseen the collaborative development of a number of core applications for Ubuntu’s mobile offering, bringing community developers together with Canonical staff to plan, develop and deliver high quality, visually stunning apps.