Bradley Holt

Bradley Holt

Web developer, entrepreneur, user group organizer, non-profit board member, open source contributor, author

Burlington, Vermont

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Bradley Holt is a web developer, entrepreneur, non-profit board member, free/open source software contributor, community facilitator, speaker, and an author. He is the co-founder of Found Line, a creative studio with capabilities in web development, web design, and print design. He is a Board Member at Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM)—a non-profit community media and technology center—and the Burlington Web Application Group (BTVWAG). He is a member of the Telecommunications Advisory Committee for the City of Burlington, Vermont where his role is to advise the City Council on matters related to Burlington Telecom, a municipally owned telecommunications services provider. He is a minor contributor of source code, bug reports, or documentation to several free/open source projects including PHP and Zend Framework. He organizes the Burlington, Vermont PHP Users Group and is a co-organizer of Vermont Code Camp. He has spoken at SXSW Interactive, OSCON, OSCON Data, the jQuery Conference, ZendCon, and CouchConf. He is the author of Writing and Querying MapReduce Views in CouchDB and Scaling CouchDB, both published by O’Reilly Media. He blogs at and can be found on Twitter as @BradleyHolt.

Areas of Expertise:

  • CouchDB
  • PHP
  • Zend Framework
  • JavaScript
  • HTML5
  • MySQL
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing



Find My Latest Posts on Medium June 23 2016Read more
Joining Cloudant September 24 2014Read more
Northeast PHP Conference 2014 August 21 2014Read more
Last Chance for Continued Municipal Ownership of Burlington Telecom? March 26 2014Read more
Joining the Code for America Brigade Program September 17 2013Read more
The Tech Community and Economic Development September 14 2013Read more
The Northeast PHP Conference Wants More Women Speakers April 09 2013Read more
Why Gigabit Matters: Guest Post in the Free Press Blog January 22 2013Read more
Diversity at Technology Conferences and Metrics vs. Quotas January 09 2013Read more
Why Gigabit Matters December 07 2012Read more


Webcast: Designing Data Layers for Modern Web and Mobile Apps September 01, 2016 Learn how you can leverage both relational and NoSQL databases, as well as managed services, to improve your apps and provide compelling systems of engagement.


“The book goes over a lot of relevant information pertaining to scaling CouchDB in a clear format. Anyone facing scaling issues with Couch would find the book a great starting point.”
— Luke Gotszling,