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Ben Balter is Chief of Staff for Security at GitHub, the world’s largest software development platform. Previously, as a Staff Technical Program manager for Enterprise and Compliance, Ben managed GitHub’s on-premises and SaaS enterprise offerings, and as the Senior Product Manager overseeing the platform’s Trust and Safety efforts, Ben shipped more than 500 features in support of community management, privacy, compliance, content moderation, product security, platform health, and open source workflows to ensure the GitHub community and platform remained safe, secure, and welcoming for all software developers. Before joining GitHub’s Product team, Ben served as GitHub’s Government Evangelist, leading the efforts to encourage more than 2,000 government organizations across 75 countries to adopt open source philosophies for code, data, and policy development.

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  1. 🌐 Jekyll is a blog-aware static site generator in Ruby

    Ruby 45.3k 9.9k

  2. One-click WordPress plugin that converts all posts, pages, taxonomies, metadata, and settings to Markdown and YAML which can be dropped into Jekyll (or Hugo or any other Markdown and YAML based sit…

    PHP 996 143

  3. A site to provide non-judgmental guidance on choosing a license for your open source project

    Ruby 3k 1.3k

  4. A ruby gem to liberate content from Microsoft Word documents

    Ruby 1.3k 156

  5. A Ruby Gem to detect under what license a project is distributed.

    Ruby 608 260

  6. A Jekyll plugin that provides users with a traditional CMS-style graphical interface to author content and administer Jekyll sites.

    JavaScript 2.6k 367

3,187 contributions in the last year

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September 2022

Reviewed 5 pull requests in 4 repositories
benbalter/wordpress-to-jekyll-exporter 2 pull requests
benbalter/retlab 1 pull request
benbalter/bot-notification-silencer 1 pull request
benbalter/ 1 pull request
23 contributions in private repositories Sep 1 – Sep 25

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