Brian Behlendorf

Brian Behlendorf
  • Senior Technologist, Mithril Capital Management, USA

Technology Adviser and Entrepreneur; has held founding and executive board positions in firms and non-profits focused on open systems, open standards and open source. Organized and served as Founding President, Apache Software Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit that organizes volunteer software development projects around key Internet technologies, helping ensure an open and free marketplace. Former Founder and Chief Technology Officer, CollabNet, a company focused on bringing open source collaborative software development tools and methodologies into enterprise environments. Member of the Board, Mozilla Foundation, the single largest open source project by user base, revenue and funded core headcount. Since 2007, has focused on advising corporations, start-ups, investors, governments and NGOs on open source software strategies.