Jennifer Krouse is the Studio Chief of Steepletown Studios, a North Adams-based web development studio that serves clients from coast to coast. Jen holds a B.A. in Studio Art from Williams College and an M.B.A. from the Stockholm School of Economics. Since 2008, she has served on the Steering Committee of NextGen: The Next Generation of New Urbanists. As two-time Co-Chair and co-organizer of the Open Source Congress — the grassroots component of the Congress for the New Urbanism — she has facilitated idea marketplaces for groups as small as 30 and as large as 250. Jen lives and works in North Adams.