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Christine O'Connor

Christine is responsible for making sure that the organization has timely financial reports, good HR practices and the administrative systems that the organization needs to run well, as well as legal matters and support for the board of directors.
Christine O'Connor

Operations Director

Christine is responsible for making sure that the organization has timely financial reports, good HR practices and the administrative systems that the organization needs to run well, as well as legal matters and support for the board of directors.

She started in computers when card decks were still used as input devices and has worked in technology management for Merrill Lynch, Lotus Development and Russell Investments. She is fascinated by “green building” technologies, after a recent remodel of her house in Montlake, which she shares with her two daughters.

Christine is a Certified Agile ScrumMaster (CSM).

Recent Blog Posts

It Came Without Packages, Boxes or Tags

December 21, 2009

The sweet smile of Cindy Lou Who, blissfully singing on Christmas morning despite the absence of dollhouses or iPods, is a compelling reminder that the meaning of life is not gift-wrapped. We smile, perhaps we even agree -- then we sigh and feel compelled to get to the mall. What's up with that? Read More

Happiness and the GDP, Part Two

December 1, 2009

Our reference to the French President’s quest for a more holistic measure of well-being than GDP generated a host of click-throughs last month. Is it possible that a critical mass of people are noticing that, after the basics of life are handled, it is friendships, love, meaning, freedom, beauty and all those intangibles that make life worthwhile? Read More

Happiness and the GDP, Part One

September 30, 2009

A recent headline featured Nicolas Sarkozy, the President of France, suggesting that we abandon Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, as a measure of progress and replace it with an index of well-being. Read More

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