Neil Bowers

Award received in 2014.

Neil Bowers went on a tear this year with CPAN advocacy and participation. He's highlighted areas that need attention, advocated for different and better ways to handle CPAN, and motivated the community to take up the good fight. his blog, The good, the bad, and the beautiful, is a gold mine of CPAN advice. Curiously, it's only this year attended his first Perl mongers meeting.