Modeled from the best practices of open source foundation governance, ODPi’s leadership consists of both technical and business oversight groups to ensure the hosted technical projects have the needed resources and support

Technical Steering Committee

The Technical Steering Committee (TSC) provides oversight and support to the open source projects hosted by ODPi. TSC members consist of hosted project leads as well as community members elected At Large annually. All meetings of the ODPi TSC are open to participation by anyone in the community.

You can learn more about the TSC on GitHub, review the TSC Charter, subscribe to the technical community email list, connect on ODPi Slack, and find the calendar of ODPi technical community meetings.

Alan Gates

Co-founder at Hortonworks

Alan Gates is one of the founders of Hortonworks (now Cloudera). He has been developing inside databases since the 1990s. In 2007 he joined the Hadoop team in Yahoo! and helped bring Pig to Apache. Since then he has been heavily involved in Apache Hive as well as mentoring many other Apache projects.

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Cupid Chan

CTO, Index Analytics

Cupid Chan is a seasoned professional who is well-established in the industry. His journey started out as one of the key players in building a world-class BI platform. Aside from holding various technical accreditations, his credential extends into business qualifications such as PMP, Lean Six Sigma and SAFe Agilist.

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Mandy Chessell

IBM Distinguished Engineer

Mandy Chessell CBE FREng CEng FBCS is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Maryna Strelchuk

Information Architect and Application Developer at ING

Maryna Strelchuk is an Information Architect and Application Developer at ING. She has background in software development and Artificial Intelligence. Currently, she is involved in every aspect of the development of Egeria - open source project dedicated to Open Metadata and Governance initiative.

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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors oversees the financial and business operations of ODPi, ensuring ODPi can provide support to the techincal communities it serves. The ODPi Board of Directors consists of directors appointed by each of the Premier members of ODPi, up to three (3) annually elected directors from the General members of ODPi, and the ODPi TSC chairperson. More details can be found in the ODPi Bylaws.

Alan Gates

Co-founder at Hortonworks

Alan Gates is one of the founders of Hortonworks (now Cloudera). He has been developing inside databases since the 1990s. In 2007 he joined the Hadoop team in Yahoo! and helped bring Pig to Apache. Since then he has been heavily involved in Apache Hive as well as mentoring many other Apache projects.

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Craig Rubendall

Vice President, Research and Development

Craig Rubendall is a Vice President in SAS’ Research and Development division. He manages the Platform Research and Development group, which is responsible for providing the SAS Platform technologies, including the broad areas of Data Management and Storage, Computing Infrastructure and Management, Software Deployment technologies and Application Integration Services.

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Cupid Chan

CTO, Index Analytics

Cupid Chan is a seasoned professional who is well-established in the industry. His journey started out as one of the key players in building a world-class BI platform. Aside from holding various technical accreditations, his credential extends into business qualifications such as PMP, Lean Six Sigma and SAFe Agilist.

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Ferd Scheepers

Chief Information Architect, ING

Ferd Scheepers is the Chief Information Architect and Chief Architect ING Tech Group Services. Ferd has been driving ING's journey to becoming a data driven company for the last 4 years.

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Mandy Chessell

IBM Distinguished Engineer

Mandy Chessell CBE FREng CEng FBCS is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Staff

The staff of ODPi come from the Linux Foundation. Staff members are experts in leading open source foundations, with years of experience in support and management of technical communities and non-profit entities.

John Mertic

Director, ODPi

John Mertic is the Director of Program Management for The Linux Foundation. Under his leadership, he has helped ASWF, ODPi, Open Mainframe Project, and R Consortium accelerate open source innovation and transform industries.

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