Josh Simmons is a community organizer, nonprofit leader, and open source strategist who builds up people, programs, communities, and organizations around the commons. Passionate about mission-driven work, inclusive organizing, and tackling systemic issues, Josh has worked across for-profits, nonprofits, and public institutions. Josh is a Partner in Open Chapters, Vice President for Petaluma Pride, Director of DEI for Independent Federated Trust and Safety, and Co-organizer of North Bay Python. He is best known for his six-year tenure with Open Source Initiative and leading the organization to a new stage of maturity as its President then Chair.


Josh Simmons