Richard Hood Creative

Find me here:
richardhoodcreative at gmail dot com

Currently working as a web developer, living in Amherst, MA, music is a passion.


Web developer since 2000, freelance 2000-2010, at Common Media since 2011. Partner in Yacht Insiders Guide since 2009.

On the organizing team of NERD Summit and New England Drupal Camp.

Member of Amherst, MA School Committee 2010-2016. Amherst Education Foundation board member 2016-2022.

In the boatbuilding and service business 1981-1999. President & COO Hood Enterprises, Portsmouth, RI, 1991-1999 (sold to Hinckley 1999).

Grew up in Marblehead, MA, sailing a lot, particularly with my dad Ted Hood, including the 1977 America's Cup trials.

Most recent talk ALL THE WAYS! [to build a website] (most recently given at Jamstack Boston in April 2022).

A talk on Music (and sound) Theory 101.


MIT, MS, 1981
Brown Univerity, BS, 1979
Marblehead High School, 1975