Hacker-Organizer Brandon Diamond Wins NYTM Board Seat with 126 Votes in Low-Turnout Election

Mr. Diamond.

The results are in: Brandon Diamond, two-year volunteer veteran of the New York Tech Meetup, has won the election for one of the four community seats on the nonprofit’s board with 126 of the 502 votes cast. Mr. Diamond’s initial victory tweet: “Oh my god.”

Mr. Diamond ran last year and lost to designer, consultant and proto-blogger Anil Dash and NYU professor and HackNY coordinator Evan Korth, who took the first two of the four seats in the inaugural election. This year, his platform focused on recruiting more engineers to New York and the Meetup. Read More