Naomi Slater is a Briton in Berlin who’s been involved with open source since 1999. She has contributed to Debian, GNU, and the Free Software Foundation. She currently serves as a member of the Apache Software Foundation. Her principal project is Apache CouchDB, the document database that kicked off the NoSQL movement. She also helps out in the Apache Incubator, where she mentors new projects in the ways of community and open source.