Jim Jagielski

Jim Jagielski
  • Apache/ConsenSys
  • Company: Apache/ConsenSys

Jim Jagielski is a well known and acknowledged expert and visionary in open source, an accomplished coder, and frequent engaging presenter on all things open, web and cloud-related. As a developer, he’s made substantial code contributions to just about every core technology behind the internet and web and in 2012 was awarded the O’Reilly Open Source Award and in 2015 received the Innovation Luminary Award from the EU. He is likely best known as one of the developers and co-founders of the Apache Software Foundation, where he has previously served as both Chairman and President and where he’s been on the Board of Directors since day one. He’s served as President of the Outercurve Foundation and was also a director of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) as well as other Open Source organizations. He works at ConsenSys as their Open Source Chief. Jim credits his wife Eileen with keeping him sane.