Shane Curcuru serves as Vice Chairman for the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), a Delaware 501(C)3 non-profit charity. He wrote the trademark and branding policies that cover all 200+ Apache® projects, including assisting projects with defining and policing software brands. Shane is serving a eighth term as an elected Director of the ASF, providing governance oversight, community mentoring, and fiscal review for all Apache projects.
Shane is founder of Punderthings? LLC consultancy, your open source lifesaver, helping you find better ways to engage with the critical open source projects that power modern technology and business. He blogs and tweets about open source governance and trademark issues, and has spoken at major technology conferences like ApacheCon, OSCON, All Things Open, Community Leadership Summit, and Ignite.
Otherwise, Shane is: a father and husband, a BMW driver, a punny guy and lifelong resident within the 495 belt. Oh, and we have cats. Follow @ShaneCurcuru and read http://CommunityOverCode.com and http://ChooseAFoundation.com