UPDATE: Want to know what I’m up to these days? Check out my “Now Now Now” page.


Entrepreneur and Ethical Hacker, Mike Hostetler is passionate about Open Source, Working Virtually, Entrepreneurship, HTML5 and JavaScript. Mike currently works as the Entrepreneur in Residence at Table XI, a Digital Agency based in Chicago.  Mike formerly founded appendTo, a boutique consultancy born out of the jQuery project, which he exited in 2015.  He also currently serves as editor-in-chief of ModernWeb.com.  Mike is passionate about Remote Work, the Future of Work, Leadership and helping others succeed.

With extensive technical experience, Mike spent several years in the industry working for the government, energy and telecommunications sectors. Mike then worked and consulted for several startups. During this time, Mike also spent a considerable amount of time giving back through Open Source. Mike has previously served on the jQuery Core Team, contributed heavily to the Drupal Project, and ran the QCubed PHP Project for a period of time. Mike now focuses on HTML5, JavaScript and Mobile technologies.

Mike is a published co-author of the jQuery Cookbook (O’Reilly, 2009) and speaks widely on technical and business topics. Mike has spoken at OSCON, jQuery Conferences, BlackBerry DevCon and StarTechConf in Santiago, Chile.

Here’s my LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikehostetler