What I am Working On

This page lists all of the things that I am currently working on right now, in no particular order.


Currently living in a small town in the United Kingdom.


CEO @ Open Commit – Code Review as a Service platform for developers

I’m mentoring high-potential individuals through MentorCruise in technology and business.

I am also an editor at Maker Mag, a publication dedicated to maker culture and stories, as well as a contributing writer.

Finally, I am a publicly traded person at www.jamesg.app. I sell shares in myself in exchange for the ability to vote on decisions in my life.

My Thoughts

Here are some of the biggest trends in my current thinking:

  • Publicly traded people
  • Personal boards and human capital
  • Coffee
  • Alternative investment classes
  • Equity crowdfunding
  • Venture capital
  • Onion and honey futures


  • Presidential by The Washington Post
  • Constitutional by The Washington Post
  • Planet Money by NPR
  • Serial by This American Life
  • The Indicator by NPR’s Planet Money
  • The Pessimists Archive Podcast
  • Product Hunt Radio
  • Equity by TechCrunch
  • Robinhood Snacks by Robinhood
  • The Twenty Minute VC by Harry Stebbings
  • Venture Stories by Village Global
  • StartUp by Gimlet Media
  • How I Built This by Guy Raz

Reach out to me

For a quick informal chat, reach out on Twitter @jamesg_oca. Email is preferred for longer things or to schedule meetings at james [at] opencommit.com.


Here are some of the most recent press articles about me:

This Startup Uncovers The World’s Hidden Geniuses To Solve Global Problems” – Forbes
Winners of the 2018 Golden Kitty Awards are revealed” (honorable mention) – Product Hunt
Pioneer Interview: James Gallagher” – Pioneer

Last Updated

March 30, 2019

This page was inspired by the /now movement by @Sivers