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Adam FitzGerald 2013

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Adam FitzGerald 2013

  1. 1. Anatomy of a Developer  Evangelist Adam FitzGeraldDirector of Developer Relations VMware, Inc.
  2. 2. Adam FitzGerald
  3. 3. Anatomy of a Developer Evangelist
  4. 4. Anatomy of a Developer Evangelist
  5. 5. Personality Types: Myers BriggsExtroversion(E) Sensing (S) Thinking (T) Judging (J) vs vs vs vs Introversion(I) Intuition(N) Feeling (F) Perception (P) Action  Practical   Objective  Closure  Thought Innovative Subjective Open ended Frequent Factual   Logic  Decision  Substantive Hypothetical Emotion satisfaction People Detail  Analysis  Work   Solo Big picture Devotion PlaySource: Please Understand Me by David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates ISBN 0‐9606954‐0‐0
  6. 6. Personality Types: US Distribution ISTJ ISFJ INFJ INTJ 11‐14% 9‐14% 1‐3% 2‐4% ISTP ISFP INFP INTP 4‐6% 5‐9% 4‐5% 3‐5% ESTP ESFP ENFP ENTP 4‐5% 4‐9% 6‐8% 2‐5% ESTJ ESFJ ENFJ ENTJ 8‐12% 8‐13% 2‐5% 2‐5%Source: http://www.capt.org/mbti‐assessment/estimated‐frequencies.htm
  7. 7. Personality Types: Guide
  8. 8. Personality Types: Software Dev ISTJ ISFJ INFJ INTJ 11‐14% 9‐14% 1‐3% 2‐4% ISTP ISFP INFP INTP 4‐6% 5‐9% 4‐5% 3‐5% ESTP ESFP ENFP ENTP 4‐5% 4‐9% 6‐8% 2‐5% ESTJ ESFJ ENFJ ENTJ 8‐12% 8‐13% 2‐5% 2‐5%Source: Software Engineer Personality Types ‐ Jan 2010 IT Pro published by IEEE Computer Society
  9. 9. Personality Types: Dev Evangelism ISTJ ISFJ INFJ INTJ 11‐14% 9‐14% 1‐3% 2‐4% ISTP ISFP INFP INTP 4‐6% 5‐9% 4‐5% 3‐5% ESTP ESFP ENFP ENTP 4‐5% 4‐9% 6‐8% 2‐5% ESTJ ESFJ ENFJ ENTJ 8‐12% 8‐13% 2‐5% 2‐5%
  10. 10. Where to find such rare beasts?
  11. 11. Manage: Motivation
  12. 12. Manage: Content
  13. 13. Manage: Measurement 
  14. 14. Managing: Freedom & Flexibility
  15. 15. Manage: Career Path
  16. 16. Archetype: Zealot Developers, Developers, Developers, Developers, … Hhhrrrrggghhh!
  17. 17. Archetype: ProfessorGood news everyone! I’ve created a Haskell DSL that improves SVM approximations to NP‐complete problems by  a factor of O(log(n)).
  18. 18. Archetype: Social Maven I just live tweeted  the meet‐up,  posted the demo  to YouTube and  accepted a pull  request on  GitHub. 
  19. 19. Anti‐Archetype: Tech Trendster Javascript? Ha! Node.JS is so 2012,  I’m already using….Image Source: http://www.mademan.com/4‐types‐of‐hipsters‐you‐will‐see‐drinking‐pabst‐blue‐ribbon/
  20. 20. SummaryDeveloper Evangelists are:•A scarce resource •Commonly not self‐identified•Uniquely motivatedA successful Developer Evangelist can•Elevate a technology•Empower a community•Generate massive web visits, leads, opportunities
  21. 21. Questionsafitzgerald@vmware.com

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