Working out of Somerville, Yochai Gal is a co-founder of TechCollective, a worker-owned IT firm in San Francisco, CA, and also of its second chapter in Boston, MA. He is also a former board member of the Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives, an affiliate body of the Federation of Worker Cooperatives. His expertise is in cooperative business operations, systems administration, data recovery, and general IT.
Are you interested in owning your own business – but sharing the responsibility with others? Do you believe in the democracy in the workplace? Yochai Gal of Boston TechCollective will reveal the ins and outs of being a worker-owner at a democratically run business. He will provide background, history and real-world descriptions of worker co-ops and how they fit into the new economy. He’ll also provide step-by-step information for starting a worker co-op in the state of Massachusetts.