Governing Board

Andrea Gallo

Andrea Gallo is VP of the Segment Groups at Linaro and is responsible for the activities on ARM servers, networking, mobile, digital home and IoT. Andrea was former Fellow at ST-Ericsson and representative in the Linaro Technical Steering Committee since its creation in 2010.

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Daniel Izquierdo

Daniel Izquierdo Cortazar is a researcher and one of the founders of Bitergia, a company that provides software analytics for open and inner source ecosystems. Currently holding the position of Chief Data Officer, he is focused on the quality of the data, research of new metrics, analysis, and studies of interest for Bitergia customers via data mining and processing.

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Daniel M. German

Daniel M. German is Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Victoria, where he does research in the areas of mining software repositories, open source software ecosystems and the impact of intellectual property in software engineering.

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Dawn Foster

Dawn Foster works at Pivotal as Open Source Software Strategy Lead. She has over 20 years of experience in business and technology with expertise in open source software, community building, community management, open source metrics, management, and more.

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Don Marti

Don Marti is an open source strategist at Mozilla. He is the former editor of Linux Journal and has written for LWN and other publications. Don has worked in software development, technical marketing, and media, and has served as president and vice president of the Silicon Valley Linux Users Group.

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Georg Link

Georg J.P. Link, co-founder of CHAOSS, advances open source as a community member and researcher. He addresses issues of open source project health and sustainability, leveraging his background in freelance web development, banking, and PhD training.

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Ildikó Vancsa

Ildikó started her journey with virtualization during the university years and has been in connection with this technology different ways since then. Her career began at a small research and development company in Budapest, where she was focusing on areas like system management and business process modelling and optimization.

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Kate Stewart

Kate Stewart is a Senior Director of Strategic Programs at the Linux Foundation, responsible for embedded and compliance programs. With almost 30 years of experience in the software industry, she has held a variety of roles and worked as a developer in Canada, Australia, and the US and for the last 20 years has managed software development teams in the US, Canada, UK, India, and China.

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Matt Germonprez

Dr. Matt Germonprez is an active open source community researcher and member with a particular focus on that changing nature of open source engagement. The National Science Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Texas Instruments, Hewlett Packard, and Union Pacific have funded his applied and basic research work in this area.

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Nicole Huesman

For over 20 years, Nicole has applied her aptitude in storytelling to the technology industry, communicating the broader importance of the work of her engineering colleagues in a way that delivers business value. She dove into the world of open source at Intel over eight years ago, quickly becoming a strong advocate across Linux, virtualization, cloud, containers, orchestration, mobile and web technologies, and more.

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Ray Paik

Ray is currently a Community Manager at GitLab (https://about.gitlab.com/) and works with the community of contributors to GitLab. GitLab community members not only contribute code, but also documentation, translation and community support.

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Sean Goggins

After a decade as a software engineer, Sean decided his calling was in research. He is presently a social computing researcher and professor of computer science at the University of Missouri. He is also a co-director and founder of their Data Science Masters program.

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Wayne Beaton

Wayne Beaton is the Director of Open Source Projects for the Eclipse Foundation. His responsibilities include running the Eclipse Projects and Intellectual Property Teams, and generally ensuring that open source project teams are successful.

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Former Board Members

Ben Lloyd Pearson

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Brian Proffitt

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Jesús M. González-Barahona

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Jono Bacon

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Josianne Marsan

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Scott K. Peterson

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