Cover art for podcast Contributor


38 EpisodesProduced by Eric AndersonWebsite

The origin story behind the best open source projects and communities.

About the Host

Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson


Eric is a Principal at Scale Venture Partners, where he focuses on investments in cloud infrastructure and security. He is a Board observer at Scale portfolio companies Matillion, BigID, Expel, PerimeterX, and Chef. Before Scale, Eric spent 8 years leading early Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services product teams. At Google he was a Product Manager in the Data Analytics and Machine Learning group. He led the team that launched Cloud Dataprep and also launched key components of Cloud Dataflow. At Amazon he led EC2 Spot Instances. Previously, Eric built aircraft engines in General Electric's Operation Management Leadership Program. He's a contributor to relevant open source projects, including Alluxio, where he is on the Project Management Committee, and Apache Beam.

Featured episodes

DockerSlim with Kyle Quest

Eric Anderson (@ericmander) and Kyle Quest (@kcqon) discuss DockerSlim, the open-source optimization and security tool for Docker container images. …

Unleash with Egil and Ivar Østhus

Eric Anderson (@ericmander) is joined by Egil (@EgilCo) and Ivar Østhus (@ivarconr), brothers and co-creators of the open-source feature management platform, Unleash. It’s a real family …


Listen to Contributor


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens