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Dan Shaw

Open Source Leader
I am Dan Shaw. Many people refer to me as simply dshaw. I have dedicated my career to growing the Node.js Ecosystem. I was instrumental in the formation of the Node.js Foundation, where I was a founding member. I served on the Node.js Foundation Board of Directors as an Executive Director and Secretary. I have been referred to as "The Godfather of Node.js" for my tireless efforts to build community and unite the needs of developers and business leaders.
I am a keynote speaker and speak about Technology, Leadership, Node.js, JavaScript and Digital Transformation. I am recognizable as the “Voice of Node.js” as long-time host of the NodeUp podcast. I create media to enhance understanding and improve context sharing.
I created the first consulting company dedicated to Node.js called The Node Firm and then the first commercial entity to productize Node.js with NodeSource. Today, I work across the industry providing leadership as a Strategic Advisor to companies looking grow their presence and work effectively with Node.js.