Ben Collins-Sussman

http://twitter.com/sussman

Chicago, Illinois

programmer, composer, banjo player, radio ham, interactive fiction author, photographer, dad

Ben Collins-Sussman is one of the founding developers of the Subversion version control system, co-authored O'Reilly's "Version Control with Subversion" book as well as chapters for "Unix in a Nutshell" and "Linux in a Nutshell." Ben co-founded Google's engineering office in Chicago, ported Subversion to Google's Bigtable platform, led Google Code's Project Hosting team, and now manages the engineering team for the Google Affiliate Network. Ben collects hobbies which tend to explore the tension between art and science. He has given numerous talks about the social challenges of software development. He writes interactive fiction games and tools, and was the co-winner of the 15th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition. He has co-authored several original musicals and received multiple awards for musical theater composition. He has an Extra-class FCC license for amateur radio, and also spends time learning DSLR photography and playing bluegrass banjo. Ben is a proud native of Chicago, and holds Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Chicago with a major in Mathematics and minor in Linguistics. He still lives in Chicago with his wife, kids, and cats.

Team Geek Team Geek
by Ben Collins-Sussman , Brian W. Fitzpatrick
July 2012
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $19.99

Version Control with Subversion Version Control with Subversion
by C. Michael Pilato , Ben Collins-Sussman , Brian W. Fitzpatrick
Second Edition September 2008
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

Version Control with Subversion Version Control with Subversion
by Ben Collins-Sussman , Brian W. Fitzpatrick , C. Michael Pilato
June 2004
Ebook: $27.99

Ben Collins-Sussman