John works at React Flow as a community manager, where in the past year they have gone on a journey to fund their MIT Licensed library without investors. John was the third hire at React Flow, coming in to help with all things un-code. Before React Flow, John was a UX Designer and Researcher, puzzle game designer, pizza delivery biker, and immersive event organizer. He is based in Berlin and likes looking at birds, listening to tabletop RPG live plays, improv comedy, and playing music.
June 2nd, 2023 | 36 mins 55 secs
John talks about React Flow, paying and supporting diverse contributors, establishing boundaries for a safe environment, and autonomy over endless growth.