2011 Election: Individual Members

Board of Directors of the OW2 Consortium, 2016

Please find hereunder the profiles of the candidates for the seat of Individual Members representative in the 2016 Board of Directors.

Individual Members: List of Candidates

Individual Members are to elect 1 representative.

Individual Members: Candidates Profiles


Jims passion is FOSS and his desire and drive is to encourage and build communities and instill the values of collaboration and consensus within FOSS projects. He would be honored to share his experience and whatever expertise he may have with OW2.

Applicant Bio

Jim is likely best known as one of the co-founders of the Apache Software Foundation, or as a speaker at numerous events. At his core, however, Jim is a developer and hacker, and it is via his involvement in FOSS as a developer that he has obtained the opportunities to help create, grow and lead the communities.


Open source is made of individuals. Open source business ecosystem is made of companies. OW2 is a major opportunity for developers to be part of the ecosystem.
My objective, as individual members representative, is to keep building the right equilibrium between developers and the business ecosystem. Actions include: promoting OW2 towards developers, proposing new tools for highlighting developers projects and skills.

Applicant Bio

Jean Parpaillon is R&D engineer with experience as developer, architect, project manager and technical director. He has been constantly promoting and defending open source software, methods and philosophy since more than 15 years. He has been actively contributing to OW2 through various projects, then as individual member representative and technology council chairman. Technically, his work mostly concerns distributed systems and software engineering. He is the main author of erocci OW2 project,a model-driven REST framework based on erlang/OTP platform.