People

Darren Gibbons, President

Darren Gibbons

Darren has guided and led OpenRoad since co-founding the company in 1995. A unique blend of strategic thinking, technological know-how, and great people skills, Darren maintains a presence in many of OpenRoad’s projects. His hands-on approach has helped organizations like the BC Supreme Court, Electronic Arts, Intrawest, Pokémon, and WorksafeBC achieve success with innovative and powerful web applications.

Darren also leads the product management efforts of ThoughtFarmer, OpenRoad’s social intranet product. He’s at home talking to developers about technology choices, just as much as he is speaking with customers about their collaboration goals.

Darren majored in Applied Physics at Simon Fraser University. He has been a guest speaker on topics ranging from enterprise Java architecture to social software in the enterprise and has spoken at KM World, Connect, the Social Intranet Summit, and other conferences. He is the co-author of a book on JavaBeans 1.1 published by McGraw-Hill.