Re-imagining fiscal sponsorship and online fundraising for the digital age, Open Collective enables a new type of transparent, collaborative organisation.
I hold multiple roles, reflecting our inherently decentralised structure.
Executive Director, Open Collective Foundation
Fiscal sponsor to hundreds of education, social impact, and civic participation initiatives in the US.
Founder, Open Collective NZ
Fund-holder for positive impact projects in Aotearoa New Zealand, enabling kiwi projects to operate without needing to incorporate.
ED of Open Source Collective
Fiscal sponsor to thousands of open source software projects and related communities worldwide.
Chief Operating Officer, Open Collective Inc
Open Collective makes the open source software platform that fiscal hosts use to provide services to Collectives.
Dark Crystal, Co-founder, 2018
Back up your secrets using the trust in your social network, with a fully P2P decentralised app. Our first step in a bigger vision to make crypto and cypherspace more accessible to diverse people.
YWCA, Executive Officer, 2017
The YWCA empowers women, especially young women. I led national operations: funding, facilitating strategy, financial systems, reducing costs, and a complete website and communications refresh.
EHF Advisor & Selections, 2017-18
Bringing together visionary entrepreneurs, investors, and startup teams, to create positive global impact from New Zealand. International Fellows get exclusive access to the world's first impact-focused visa.
Loomio, co-founder, 2012-17 Worker-owned cooperative social enterprise startup making an open-source app to help groups make better decisions together.
As a co-founder I've touched every aspect, from the product design to the business model to governance. I've especially focused on organisational development, team development, transparency, telling our own story and the stories of our inspiring users, and interpreting best practice from facilitation into to the online space.
Enspiral, co-founder, 2011-17 Network of over 300 people & ventures using the tools of business & technology to get more people working on stuff that matters.
I helped grow Enspiral from a small collective of freelancers to an international network of ventures, experimenting with radically new forms of collaborating. I've focused on organisational development (structures, tools, policies), internal communications, governance, and innovating our internal economy. Served as director, executive director, member (co-owner).
Japanese Translator and Interpreter
Technical, scientific, cultural, documents, & live interpreting.
Technical Support Team Leader
Bloomberg, London UK
Serving the financial sector. Bilingual English & Japanese.
Coordinator for Int'l Relations
Namerikawa City, Japan
Promoting multiculturalism through media, translation, and education.
BAs in Asian Studies & Fine Art
Northwestern University, Chicago USA
Double degree, plus a linguistics minor