I build developer communities globally for the software and people I love. I run Rust in Blockchain, a community focused on the Rust programming language, and have built multiple communities for projects in and out of China.
I do consulting. The showcase demonstrates a selection of my previous work.
- Developing communication strategies, across cultural boundaries, in English and Chinese
- Engaging open source contributors
- Programming in Rust and Solidity (starting)
Current Projects | Builder | 2020.04 - Now
Implementing a Blockchain in Rust. This is a project for newcomers to learn blockchain programming in the Rust language. I am currently writing code and blogging about it.
The Big Announcement. This is a tiny dapp built on the Ethereum testnet. It is my first blockchain programing project.
Rust in Blockchain | Creator & Editor | 2019.06 - Now
I created Rust in Blockchain as a monthly newsletter and a community for Rust and blockchain developers. I write most of the blog posts and curate each newsletter. RiB is One Year Old! is an overview of this project.
Nervos Network | Developer Relations | 2018.07 - 2020.03
Building Impressions. I joined Nervos as a business developer for its blockchain framework CITA. My work started with distrbuting Nervos’s fundraising news. I provided strategic event planning, partically for dev meetups. Nervos has built a good reputation as an innovative tech team in the Chinese blockchain community.
Content Marketing. I managed content planning and distribution on Chinese dev platforms, such as Rust China, SegmentFault, InfoQ, etc; general community platforms Zhihu, Jianshu; and blockchain media platforms like Bihu.
Engaging Developers. I built relationships with Rust developers in Europe and China. I advocated Nervos blockchain architecture to other Rust devs, and encouraged them to build on Nervos. I organized and participated in dev conferences, such as RustCon Asia, RustFest Rome & RustFest Barcelona, RubyChina, etc. I started Rust in Blockchain meetups and workshops in San Francisco, Berlin, and Hangzhou, China.
Recruiting Developers. After engaging with developers for so long, I naturally changed my role to recruiting them. I created the recruiting process and managed interviews.
HackathonCN | Business Development | 2017.05 - 2018.06
SegmentFault | Marketing Manager | 2015.07 - 2017.05
Engaging Developers. I built engagement between junior and senior developers, and between developers and organizations. I optimized the interactions between organizations and talent.
Developing Business. I expanded connections and brought sponsors to support developer communities.
My profile page on SegmentFault has some old posts (in Chinese).
Excellent Coffee | Founder & General Manager | 2010.08 - 2014.09
I operated a coffee business and its local community. I was also the principle barista and know how to make superb coffee in at least two dozen styles.
Iflytek | Software Developer | 2007.07 - 2010.05
I wrote C# and Java for government projects, including an office management system for a telecom company, and analytics for law enforcement.