Matt Asay is Vice President of Community at MongoDB, where he has also served as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. Prior to MongoDB, Matt was Vice President of Business Development at Nodeable (acquired by Appcelerator), a provider of real-time data stream processing for big data applications, and also at Strobe (acquired by Facebook). He was Chief Operating Officer at Canonical, ran the Americas for Alfresco and founded the Open Source Business Conference. Matt writes a regular column for ReadWrite and TechRepublic. He has a B.A. from Brigham Young University in English and Political Science, an M.A. from the University of Kent at Canterbury and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.