Michael O’Connell

Software Entrepreneur & Content Strategist

Web Content & Community Manager

Marketing & Content Manager

Founding Editor-in-Chief of Award-Winning Web Sites IBM developerWorksand JavaWorld

IBM developerWorks

4 million+ unique monthly visitors.

Consistently ranked #1 IBM web site for customer/user experience.

$100+ million/year value to IBM in support savings alone.

Dozens of awards, including Forrester Groundswell, Jolt Hall of Fame, Best Developer Web Site, and Social Media Marketing Award.

Pioneer of social media (including blogs, forums, podcasts, and social media guidelines) within IBM.

JavaWorld (IDG)

​One of the IT industry's first profitable Web magazines/sites.

Finalist, Best Overall New Publication (print or online), 12th Annual Computer Press Awards.

  • Education
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • University of Texas at Austin