Mission and Purpose

AppNet is a voluntary professional organization for employees of the University of California, Berkeley campus who design, develop or deploy software. AppNet is a community of practice.


Our goals are:

  • to bring the campus software development community together,
  • to share expertise and encourage best-practices,
  • to discover common pain-points for software development efforts across campus
  • to create a channel for communication about software and software development needs
  • to provide a venue for coming together to meet shared needs and 
  • to create and maintain shared resources


  • Lasana Hotep, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging