The Linux Foundation leadership team includes experts in business, open source, and ecosystem development. Team members help open source communities build sustainable ecosystems that advance software development and introduce the principles of shared R&D across industries.
Andy Updegrove
Andy Updegrove
Legal Counsel

Andy Updegrove is a partner and founder of Gesmer Updegrove LLP, a Boston-based technology law firm, and has represented and helped structure more than 135 worldwide standard-setting, open source, promotional, and advocacy...

Angela Brown
Angela Brown
SVP and GM of Events

Angela Brown manages The Linux Foundation's global conferences, with responsibilities including market research, attendee and sponsorship acquisition, and event marketing and production.

Arpit Joshipura
Arpit Joshipura
General Manager, Networking, Edge & IOT

Arpit Joshipura brings over 25 years of networking expertise and vision to The Linux Foundation, with technical depth and business breadth.

Brian Behlendorf
Brian Behlendorf
Executive Director, Hyperledger

Brian Behlendorf is the Executive Director of Hyperledger. He was a primary developer of the Apache web server, the most popular web server software on the Internet, and a founding member of the Apache Software Foundation....

Calista Redmond
Calista Redmond
CEO, RISC-V Foundation

Calista Redmond is the CEO of the RISC-V Foundation with a mission to expand and engage RISC-V stakeholders, compel industry adoption, and increase visibility and opportunity for RISC-V within and beyond the Foundation.

Chris Aniszczyk
Chris Aniszczyk
VP, Strategic and Dev Programs

Chris Aniszczyk brings 20 years of experience as The Linux Foundation’s Vice President of Developer Relations, COO of Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and Executive Director of the Open Container Initiative (OCI)...

Clyde Seepersad
Clyde Seepersad
SVP and GM Training and Certification

Clyde Seepersad is responsible for the training and certification arms of The Linux Foundation. The goal of the team is to provide high-quality training and skills development to the open source community.

Dan Cauchy
Dan Cauchy
General Manager, Automotive

Dan Cauchy is the General Manager of Automotive at The Linux Foundation. He is responsible for the overall management and execution of the Automotive Grade Linux project, an industry effort to build an open source automoti...

Dan Kohn
Dan Kohn
General Manager, LF Public Health

Dan is General Manager of LF Public Health, a new initiative to use open source software to help public health authorities combat COVID-19.

Heather Kirksey
Heather Kirksey
VP, Community & Ecosystem Development

Heather Kirksey works with the community to advance the adoption and implementation of open source NFV platforms.

Jim Zemlin
Jim Zemlin
Executive Director

Jim Zemlin's career spans three of the largest technology trends to rise over the last decade: mobile computing, cloud computing, and open source software. As Executive Director of The Linux Foundation, he uses ...

Karen Copenhaver
Karen Copenhaver
Strategic Advisor

Karen Copenhaver is a strategic advisor to the Linux Foundation. She was previously a partner in Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP ‘s Business & Technology practice.

Kate Stewart
Kate Stewart
Senior Director of Strategic Programs

Kate Stewart is a Senior Director of Strategic Programs, responsible for the Open Compliance programs encompassing the SPDX, FOSSology, OpenChain, and other compliance-related projects.

Mike Dolan
Mike Dolan
SVP and GM of Projects

Michael Dolan is VP of Strategic Programs supporting open source projects and legal programs at The Linux Foundation.

Mike Woster
Mike Woster
Chief Revenue Officer

Mike Woster is the Chief Revenue Officer of The Linux Foundation and was a founding executive team member. He joined the Foundation in 2008, when it had only a handful of employees.

Priyanka Sharma
Priyanka Sharma
General Manager, CNCF

Priyanka was previously the director of Cloud Native Alliances at GitLab Inc., where she built the developer evangelism team that participates regularly in the cloud native community.

Robin Ginn
Robin Ginn
Executive Director, OpenJS Foundation

Robin Ginn is the Executive Director of the OpenJS Foundation, the neutral home for open source JavaScript projects driving broad adoption and development of key JavaScript solutions and related technologies.

Shubhra Kar
Shubhra Kar
CTO and GM of Products

Shubhra is a passionate technology leader with nearly eighteen years of experience in open source, cloud, enterprise architecture, DevOps, IoT and Realtime Monitoring and Analytics.