TravelSpirit enables the Northern Digital Powerhouse !

The technology sector in the North of England is vibrant and growing rapidly, and yet it is still far from reaching its potential. A new report (download from here) commissioned by Tech North and published by the RSA in partnership with the Impact Hub, shows just how much potential there is. It details a number of recommendations for how greater collaboration could unlock a £5.7 billion boost to the Northern economy and how open source projects, such as TravelSpirit will be a key enabler. Read even more…

TravelSpirit Executive Board Formed

We’re really proud to announce that Rob Taylor, CTO at Codethink and secretary of the FOSSi Foundation, has been appointed our CTO, on a ‘pro-bono’ basis. Rob has been working commercially with Linux and Open Source technologies for over 15 years and has founded two successful companies delivering Open Source development. Rob joins Alex Burrows as CEO and Lucy Yu as COO, to form with Si Ho (Chairman) the new Executive Board for TravelSpirit, all working on a ‘pro-bono’ basis to set and oversee the strategic and technical direction for the community.