I’m from Rhode Island. Started life as a musician and became a programmer in Boston. Joined my first start-up in 1976. Yes, they had start-ups then. Worked as a programmer in the original Digital Equipment (DEC) mill and then later at Data General during the Soul of a New Machine era. Was an IT consultant for years in Boston, New York, and New Jersey, and then moved to where the sun shines in California. Spent time as a management consultant at Index and left consulting in 1999, and returning to technology. Have been a CEO several times in consulting, the internet, and software. Joined Atlassian in 2005.

I took up drawing a few years ago, and draw stuff like this…
This is August Rodin, one of my heros. I drew this from a sculpture of Rodin at the Cantor Museum at Stanford University.

Here’s more of my art here..

8 responses to “About

  1. I am van gogh. I draw better

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  3. Louis Ponticas


    You are one impressive, inspiring guy. Heading off to Iraq here in the months ahead… Perhaps over the year+ ahead, I’ll have time to reflect and think through how I too, can get more juice out of the orange.

  4. Louie — Thanks man. ou underestimate yourself. I am glad I am not in Iraq but I am very very glad that people like you are there. Makes me sleep at night. Take care.

  5. Jeffrey Walker – you have one eclectic and amazing story to tell. I knew that you were a unique individual when I knew you way back in Roseland Partners days.

    I am sending you my positivity – to add your stock!

  6. My husband Keith is in F Ground right now–22 days– doing induction therapy and “waiting” for the results. Thanks for blogging about your cancer and your embracing of it.

    Positive thoughts going your way–


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  8. Oh my goodness! Incredible article dude! Thank you, However I am going through
    troubles with your RSS. I don’t understand the reason why I am unable to subscribe to it. Is there anybody having the same RSS issues? Anyone who knows the solution will you kindly respond? Thanx!!

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