Benjamin Kerensa

Portland, Oregon

Benjamin Kerensa is an internationally recognized open source evangelist, community manager, author and speaker with experience in systems administration, project management and open source development that spans a decade.

In April 2012 he joined OpenPhoto where he is a Commmunity Manager focusing on furthering the Open Photo Project. Additionally he is involved in the Ubuntu Community as a Developer and Community Evangelist and is a member of Mozilla’s WebFWD Open Innovation Program where he identifies open source projects that are well aligned with the goals Mozilla aims to achieve with WebFWD.

In his spare time Benjamin Kerensa champions social causes through activism and engagement with elected officials in his region.


PHP, cloud, bash, Ubuntu (Linux)


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    Ubuntu Oregon

    Ubuntu Oregon is a group of volunteers who advocate and promote Ubuntu and Free Open Source Software in Oregon. We attend and plan events statewide and remain committed to educating others about Ubuntu and Free Open Source Software through these events and partnerships within our community. The group is open to everybody in the state with an ...

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    Oregon Computer Consultants Association (OCCA)

    The Oregon Computer Consultants Association is a not-for-profit association established to provide a structure and forum for independent computer consultants working within the State of Oregon to share their knowledge, skills, and resources; to promote the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct; and to promote the common interests...


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    Ubuntu is a computer operating system based on the Debian Linux distribution and distributed as free and open source software.

Topics I can mentor

Ubuntu, Wordpress Development, WP Optimization, Content Delivery, High Level Availability