Eugene Eric Kim


Eugene is the cofounder and principal of Blue Oxen Associates.  He has developed collaborative strategies for a number of organizations, focusing especially on inter-organizational collaboration and collaborative learning.  Past clients have included NASA, Institute for International Education, Socialtext, and the Wikimedia Foundation.

Eugene’s research centers around identifying patterns of high-performance collaboration across different domains and in catalyzing collaboration in large networks.  He is also a thought leader in the collaborative tool space, focusing especially on Wikis, digital identity, and usability.  He most recently directed computer pioneer Doug Engelbart’s HyperScope project.

In addition to his work at Blue Oxen Associates, Eugene serves on the boards of the Leadership Learning Community, the Open Source Applications Foundation, and WiserEarth.

Before founding Blue Oxen Associates, Eugene worked for several years as an independent consultant, working with companies such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Sourceforge and doing independent research on the history of open source software development. Before that, he served as the Senior Technical Editor at Dr. Dobb’s Journal. Eugene has published numerous articles and is the author of one of the first books on web application development.  He received his A.B. in History and Science from Harvard University.

For more on Eugene, see his personal blog.