Asia Pacific is supported by The Linux Foundation’s affiliate, Linux Foundation APAC, Ltd. The staff of Linux Foundation APAC assist our Hyperledger and community and members in the local region.
Brian Behlendorf is the Executive Director for Hyperledger.
Behlendorf 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. He has also served on the board of the Mozilla Foundation since 2003 and the Electronic Frontier Foundation since 2013. He was the founding CTO of CollabNet and CTO of the World Economic Forum. Most recently, Behlendorf was a managing director at Mithril Capital Management LLC, a global technology investment firm.
VP of World Wide Alliances
Daniela Barbosa is the VP of World Wide Alliances for Hyperledger.
Daniela Barbosa serves as Vice President of World Wide Alliances for Hyperledger, where she is responsible for the full lifecycle management of Hyperledger’s membership community while overseeing the broader industry and business community outreach and network growth. Daniela has developed and led growth and innovation strategies for more than 18 years with a background working with financial services, media, and enterprise software. Daniela has led both partnerships and alliances teams as well as marketing and has been responsible for driving global partnerships, OEM integrations, market leadership, and global brand awareness.
Director of Ecosystem
David Boswell is the Director of Ecosystem for Hyperledger.
David Boswell is a community expert who has worked with Mozilla, Open Networking Foundation, NASA, Sun Microsystems, Nokia and more on their community strategies. Through these past experiences he has expertise with both launching a new community as well as scaling existing communities. He is an O’Reilly author who has co-authored a book about Mozilla development and has also written several articles about community building. He has a Masters degree from Columbia University where he studied how technology can be used for public benefit.
David Huseby is the Security Maven for Hyperledger.
David has spent his 20+ year career driving the adoption of open source software to increase security and reliability in a range of industries. In the 1990’s he helped define and implement the first interactive web applications and was a leader in open source server-side business logic development. He then spent years in the entertainment software industry focusing on performance, reliability and security as well as building teams of engineers focused on security best practices. Most recently, as a senior platform security engineer at Mozilla, he led an effort to harden Firefox Web Browser with the anti-surveillance and security advancements found in the Tor Browser. He brings to the project, years of experience and a great passion for user privacy and improving the security and trust in open source software through transparent and secure software development and deployment best practices.
Director of Ecosystem
Marta Piekarska is the Director of Ecosystem for Hyperledger.
Marta likes studying: a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Warsaw University of Technology and a double Master from Computer Science and Informatics at Technical University of Berlin and Warsaw University of Technology. Her undergrad Thesis was on Voice Encryption on Android Platform and grad work on GPU-aided Payload Delivery on Linux Kernel. Recently received PhD in User-Informed Design of Privacy Tools, while working for one of the hottest Silicon Valley startups, Blockstream, as their Security Architect. Previously, associated with Deutsche Telekom as the Lead Architect on the Future of Mobile Privacy, a collaboration with Mozilla and Deutsche Telekom improving Firefox OS. As a Post-doc, she also teaches and works at TU Berlin. Her technical interests are covered by what she does – user-informed privacy and security, applications of blockchain beyond cryptocurrency, and lock picking. Outside of work she climbs, reads latin-american novels and enjoys watching Emir Kusturica’s movies. And cooks. A lot.
Sr. Director, Program Management & Operations
Todd Benzies is the Sr. Director, Program Management & Operations for Hyperledger.
Todd Benzies is the Sr. Program Manager for Hyperledger.
Tracy Kuhrt is the Community Architect for Hyperledger.
Tracy has had a varied career working in automotive manufacturing, pharmaceutical, microelectronics, and e-commerce industries. Prior to the Linux Foundation, Tracy was a Principal Member of Technical Staff at PayPal on the Strategic Architecture team. Tracy has also developed compilers, assemblers, and linkers for 8- and 16-bit micro-controllers at Microchip Technologies using open source software.