Greg Boone

Mission driven advocate for people trying to do good with open source technology

Denver, Colorado


18F, U.S. General Services Administration

Innovation Specialist, Outreach and Content Design
Washington, DC and Denver, CO
Sep 2014 – present

Led and supported a team to create a government agency that speaks like a human.

  • Led a research project to understand 18F’s parent agency, its mission, and where our strategic partners exist
  • Shaped a human-centric, plain language communication and design strategy for the website and blog
  • Wrote documentation and customer communications for, 18F’s open source platform as a service

University of Denver Ritchie School of Engineering

Adjunct professor in Denver, CO
Mar 2017 – presentTaught Entrepreneurship for Engineers and Computer Scientists

  • Introduced electrical and computer engineering students to basic concepts of Science and Technology Studies
  • Challenged students to think about how social impact of engineering is part of being an entrepreneur
  • Introduced the ideas of user-centred design and usability as essential components to running an engineering start up

Excella Consulting (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

Web Developer and Account Lead in Arlington, VA
Jan 2013 – Sep 2014Lead WordPress developer

  • Supported the agency’s mission through maintenance of, and related web applications.
  • Contributed to and created open source software projects.
  • Managed and supervised a small team of software engineers and served as a technical lead for account management.

Georgetown University Communication Culture and Technology program

Teaching Assistant in Washington, DC
Jan 2013 – May 2013Led a weekly discussion group and prepared course materials for a Science and Technology Studies survey

  • Managed classroom and led discussion of a 12 student section.
  • Helped students plan final projects unpacking the sociotechnical context of emerging technologies.
  • Assisted professors and other TAs with curriculum development.

Georgetown Medical School

Research Assistant in Washington, DC and Brentwood, MD
Aug 2012 – May 2013A project co-led by medical and graduate school faculty to better teach doctor-patient communication.

  • Filmed and produced video to help understand doctor’s goals and patient’s needs during routine exams.

Munkácsy Mihály Gimnázium

Visiting English Instructor in Kaposvár, Hungary;
Aug 2010 – Jun 2011Used new classroom technologies with English language learners.

  • With limited classroom technology, taught information literacy and engaged students in creative digital projects.
  • Taught ninth through 12th and first through third grade in a public school bilingual program.

KoreaPOLYSchool, Jeongbal Campus

English Teacher in Ilsan, South Korea
Jul 2009 – Jul 2010Worked in a fully immersive language education environment

  • Taught grades 1-5 subjects grammar, math, science.


Georgetown University, Master of Arts

Communication, Culture, and Technology
Sep 2011 – Jun 2013

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Graduate certificate

Trade, Technology and Development
Jul 2012 – Jul 2012

Gustavus Adolphus College, Bachelor of Arts

Communication Studies, Political Science
Sep 2005 – Jun 2009

United International College, Semester abroad

International journalism and poltiics
Sep 2008 – Jan 2009


Research and design, Mid-level

content design, user-centered design, participant observation, enthography

Web Development, Mid-level

WordPress, Jekyll, PHP, Python, Ruby, Git and GitHub

Multimedia Production, Mid-level

Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Hindenburg Journalist

Foreign Languages

German (Conversational), Korean (Beginner), Hungarian (Beginner)

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