Engine Yard CEO John Dillon and Allen Miner, founder/general partner of SunBridge Partners, joined a workshop of Ruby Business Commons (RBC), a business community based in Fukuoka for the enthusiasts of programming language “Ruby”.

Engine Yard is the leading cloud platform for “Ruby on Rails”, headquartered in San Francisco. RBC was established in 2007 and is Japan’s one of the largest Ruby developer community with 700 members.

John Dillon talked about Engine Yard’s strategy focusing on growing and engaging in communities instead of heavily investing in sales and marketing.