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Board and Advisors

Governing Board

Alex Ng


Alex is the Vice President of Healthcare at Tencent and Honorary Professor at School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong. Alex’s personal mission is to support the under-privileged, the under-served…

Devin Mcintire


Devin is head of Growth and Engagement at, a public benefit corporation founded at the intersection of public health, technology, and design.  At WeHealth, Devin works to expand use of the company’s COVID-19 exposure…

Edward Hieatt


Edward Hieatt is a Senior Vice President in VMware’s Tanzu Business Unit. Edward started his career as a software engineer at a Silicon Valley-based startup founded by former Disney executives. Soon after,…

Eric Guroff


Eric Guroff is Founder and CEO of Ratio, a US-based technology consulting company that builds data and integration products in partnership with government, public health, and healthcare organizations. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,…

James Snell

TAC Chair

James M Snell is the Head of Research at NearForm, the chair of the LFPH Technical Advisory Committee, and a member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee within the OpenJS Foundation. He…

Larry Breen


Larry Breen is Head of the Health and Life Sciences in NearForm, an Irish software consultancy with a global footprint that designs and builds mission-critical digital products at speed and scale for…

Ted Tanner


Currently Ted is the Global CTO and Chief Architect responsible for technology and platform directives across all of Watson Health genomics, pharmacology, oncology, imaging, payer and provider systems as it pertains specifically…

Vijoy Pandey


Vijoy Pandey is Vice President, Engineering for Emerging Technologies and Incubation (ET&I) at Cisco. ET&I is chartered to create and drive the next Bold Bets for Cisco in an agile, ambitious and…

Technical Advisory Council (TAC)

Colm Harte

NearForm and COVID Green

Colm has over 25 years’ experience in the software industry. He brings a unique combination of technical skills and expertise in software architecture, development and leadership. He has a very broad knowledge…

Danny Burkes


As Senior Director of VMware Tanzu Labs Application Services, Danny leads a team of  world-class professionals who work directly with VMware’s clients to transform the way they plan, build, run and maintain…

Ed Warnicke


Ed Warnicke is a Distinguished Consulting Engineer at Cisco Systems. He has been working for over a decade in many areas of networking and Open Source. He was the longest serving founding…


Emily Kuret

COVID Shield

Foo Wang


Foo is currently the Technical Director of Healthcare at Tencent. With more than 10 years of experience in the IT industry, Foo has seen and grown along with the evolvement of information…

James Snell

TAC Chair

James M Snell is the Head of Research at NearForm, the chair of the LFPH Technical Advisory Committee, and a member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee within the OpenJS Foundation. He…

Jesse Cooke


Jesse is a technologist who’s interested in solving complex problems with simple solutions. He started off consulting and leveraged that experience as a co-founder at Watsi, Y Combinator’s first non-profit company. He…


Greg Kroah-Hartman

The Linux Foundation

Greg is a Fellow at the Linux Foundation and is responsible for the Linux kernel stable releases. He is also the maintainer of a variety of different kernel subsystems (USB, char/misc, staging,…

Harper Reed

Harper Reed is a technologist that predicts the future for a living. He spends his life traveling around the world showing people the possibilities of tech and sharing his experiences to propel the…

Joel Selanikio

Joel is a physician, TED speaker, inventor, emergency responder, and consultant working in the fields of technology, healthcare, artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship, social innovation, big data, child health, and disaster response.  A founding…

Josh Aas

Let’s Encrypt, Internet Security Research Group

Josh is the co-founder and Executive Director of Let’s Encrypt, the nonprofit organization that provides free https certificates to over 200 million websites. Prior to Let’s Encrypt Josh worked on the Firefox…

Liz Rice

Aqua Security

Liz is the VP Open Source Engineering at cloud native security specialists Aqua Security, looking after projects including Starboard, Trivy, Tracee, kube-bench and kube-hunter. She is chair of the CNCF’s Technical Oversight…

LJ Tan

Immunization Action Coalition

Prior to joining the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), LJ was the director of medicine and public health at the American Medical Association (AMA), a position he held since 2008. From 1997 to…

Mark Grabowsky

Mark is a Public Health & General Preventive Medicine Specialist in Washington, DC and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He holds a medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth…

T. E. Shaw

Partnerships and Developer Relations

T. E. discovers and helps inspire partners and developers. He also writes guides and FAQs.

Waldo Jaquith

Georgetown University

Waldo is a technologist with extensive experience in the government, non-profit, and for-profit sectors. Until recently, he worked for 18F, developing and promoting best practices for government procurement of custom software, particularly…