Wesley Faulkner is a first-generation American. He is a founding member of the government transparency group Open Austin and ran for Austin City Council in 2016. His professional experience also includes work as a social media and community manager for the software company Atlassian, and various roles for the computer processor company AMD, Dell, and IBM. Wesley Faulkner serves as a board member for South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) and is a Developer Advocate for Daily.
February 10th, 2021 | 53 mins 5 secs
Wesley Faulkner talks about the idea that as a society, we should be sharing responsibility based on strengths and delegating “weakness”. We should be operating as a string quartet! He also talks about how mission statements usually represent false values that are especially harmful to marginalized people and groups and attempting to talk truth to power and enact change.