WordPress, Community, and Open-source.

Hari Shanker R

I’m Hari Shanker.

I’m an Open Source Program Manager at Automattic, and I work on making the contributor experience for WordPress.org, the best it can be.

I love WordPress and the open-web, and I strongly believe that both have the potential to make the world a better place!

I have had a rather diverse career with significant experience in the domains of Retail Banking, Print & Web Journalism, Web Development, Entrepreneurship, Event Management, Professional Blogging, and Education.

Outside of work, I enjoy writing (blogging) as a hobby, reading, and spending time with my wife and our three cats.

* Literally translates to “Hello” in Malayalam – my native language.

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Psst. I’m not super-active here these days, so check out: hari.blog for more!