Pinned: HAPPY HOUR! – Every Friday @ 4:00 PM – VIA ZOOM

HAPPY HOUR! – Every Friday @ 4:00 PM – VIA ZOOM

We used to do a weekly Happy Hour in the Library, but then several of the regulars moved away and we lost momentum. But, thanks to being forced into digital technology, we’re all back! If you are feeling isolated and in need of a wild conversation, this is the place for you! BYOB. If you’ve moved […]

Pinned: Coffee Social – Tuesdays at 10 AM – NOW VIA ZOOM!

Coffee Social – Tuesdays at 10 AM – NOW VIA ZOOM!

Every Tuesday from 10-11 AM we’ve gathered at WORK. For now we are still virtual, but check back. As the weather warms up, we’ll be able to switch back to outside gatherings. Old friends, new friends – you are all welcome! BYOC. ūüėČ Email Natasha with subject “social” for the zoom link: natasha@workpetaluma.com

Jeffrey Ventrella

Position/Title: FounderCompany: Wiggle PlanetWebsite: wiggleplanet.comContact: jeffreyventrella@gmail.comInnovator, artist, and software programmer, Jeffrey Ventrella is the creator of many interactive software gems. He co-founded the virtual world company There.com, worked on Second Life, and wrote a book called Virtual Body Language, about avatars and the future of human visual expression on the internet. Jeffrey has lectured in […]

Matt Moller

Position/Title: Co-Owner at WORK, VP Engineering at Simple TV, Engineering ContractingCompany: WORK Petaluma, Simple TV, Focus@WillWebsites: www.simple.tvwww.workpetaluma.comwww.focusatwill.comContact: matt@workpetaluma.comIn my 17+ year career I¬† have never interviewed for a job. I start ventures, transform them, and evolve as the “go-to execution guy” for large-scale, tough software engineering missions.¬† I get results (my teams ship!) with unrelenting […]

Barry Stump AKA ‘The Mayor of WORK’

Position/Title: Senior Software EngineerCompany: Smart Ride & Simple.TVWebsites: www.smartrideapp.comwww.simple.tvContact: barry.stump@gmail.comBarry Stump (AKA The Mayor of WORK) is lead cloud engineer for Simple.TV, which creates DVRs that capture free-to-air broadcast HDTV, and stream live & recorded TV to all your favorite devices. ¬†When not building large scale internet platforms, he can be found tinkering with his […]

Mike Van Winkle

Position/Title: Web EngineerWebsite: www.mikevanwinkle.comContact: mike@mikevanwinkle.com Mike Van Winkle is a web engineer living in Petaluma. Once a writer and policy analyst, he’s now deeply in the throws of a love affair with linux, PHP, Nodejs¬†and other open source technologies. He¬†has extensive experience in the WordPress hosting industry¬†and has spoken at WordCamps in Denver and Chicago. […]

David Blais

Position/Title: DeveloperContact: dblais01@yahoo.comDavid Blais has worked as a musician (for too many unknown rock bands!), has created software in the financial realm as a full-stack developer, and audio/video test automation for companies including Microsoft and Dolby. He is a composer and multi-instrumentalist, and has started putting together his ‘back catalogue’ with a few pieces of […]

Ken Cushman

Position/Title: PresidentCompany: Cushman Computer Consulting, Inc.Website: www.cushmancc.comContact: ken@cushmancc.comAccomplished, intelligent Information Technology executive with proven track record in software development, project management, conversions and all aspects of IT life cycle.¬† Deep knowledge and experience in latest IT technologies as well as project management tools and methodologies.¬†¬† Excellent problem solving skills and rare ability to communicate well […]

Crispin Clarke

Position/Title: Cofounder/CSOCompany: Loop Med, Inc.Website: www.loop.techContact: crispin@loop.techEntrepreneur Why are you at WORK?: Great work space    

Heather Kimmel 

Position/Title: OwnerCompany: Etched AccentsWebsite: www.etchedaccents.comContact: hk@etchedaccents.com¬†or¬†(707) 477-1529 For the last year I have been designing and developing a new sustainable product to create aesthetically pleasing designs for privacy on windows, glass walls and doors for homes or offices that lets the light in!¬† I entered an International Innovators Contest and made it to the top […]

Catherine Wolf

Position/Title: Director of Customer Experience, SustainabilityCompany: AutodeskWebsite: www.autodesk.comContact: catherine.wolf@autodesk.comWhy are you at WORK?:  I’m at WORK, because I have terrible wi-fi at home, and want to avoid a 2.5 hour commute every day.