The jQuery Foundation Board of Directors

  • Dave Methvin

    President

    Dave is a long-time contributor to jQuery, providing extensive help on the jQuery bug tracker and in the jQuery discussion forums. As the lead of the jQuery dev team he works to ensure high quality, timely, releases of the library, organizes the planning and development efforts of the team, and generally drives the direction of the library.

  • Kris Borchers

    Executive Director

    Kris works daily to help drive the jQuery Foundation toward its mission to make the open web accessible to everyone. Whether he is working with project developers, meeting with current and future supporting members or even occasionally writing a bit of code, he is always working to grow the foundation and help it bring the greatest positive impact to the open web as possible.

  • Adam Sontag

    At-large Director

    Adam J. Sontag is a New York City-based developer with Boston’s Bocoup. He's been involved in many facets of the jQuery Foundation, and as events lead is dedicated to curate conferences and other events that engage our community and further our goals of bringing developers into the process of building the open web.

  • Anne-Gaelle Colom

    At-large Director

    Anne-Gaelle Colom is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster in London, UK. She is passionate about the use of technology in Higher Education as well as the Web and Mobile world. Anne-Gaelle joined the jQuery Mobile team in October 2011 to become the documentation lead a few months later. Today, she is the Content Lead for the whole jQuery Foundation.

  • Mike Sherov

    At-large Director

    Mike is a Senior Software Engineer at Behance, from Plainview, New York. He is involved in development and testing efforts across multiple jQuery projects. Mike focuses his efforts around the CSS/JS interactions and works with the standards bodies and browser vendors to move the web forward.

  • Alex Sexton

    At-large Director

    Alex Sexton (@SlexAxton) is a JavaScript Developer from Austin, TX and an Engineer at Stripe. He's a member of the Modernizr core team, former co-host of the yayQuery podcast and author of many open source JavaScript libraries including the Jed Toolkit, and yepnope.js. He focuses primarily on the challenges involved in creating large single-page applications, especially those that use jQuery.

  • Andy Smith

    Member Representative (IBM)

    Andy Smith is Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM and based in Raleigh, NC.  He works in the Open Technologies and Cloud Performance team at IBM focusing on open source software and standards  for mobile related applications and services.

  • Gabriel Schulhof

    Project Representative

    Gabriel is a software engineer avidly in favour of an open, collaborative, and well-structured approach to any and all problem solving in the realm of software design and implementation. An application programmer from the very start, his path has taken him from working with native frameworks such as GTK+ and QT (at Nokia) onto the Web (at Intel) with jQuery Mobile.

  • Dylan Schiemann

    At-large Director

    As CEO of SitePen and co-founder of the Dojo Toolkit, Dylan is best known for building web applications that make use of JavaScript/Ajax, Dojo, and other standard web development technologies. Dylan is also a committer to Intern. Dylan has delivered hundreds of presentations at conferences throughout the world, started the London Ajax User Group, co-founded Comet Daily, and authored a chapter in the book Even Faster Web Sites. Prior to JavaScript, Dylan earned his Masters in Physical Chemistry from UCLA and his B.A. in Mathematics from Whittier College.

  • Michael Peachey

    At-large Director

    Internet technologist, entrepreneur, user experience advocate, kitesurfer, photographer and father of four, Michael Peachey specializes in taking advantage of new technologies to solve long-standing business problems. In 2000, at a time when few believed the browser could support real interaction capabilities, Michael co-founded General Interface (GI) to enable developers to build web applications that behaved like desktop software. Michael sold General Interface to TIBCO Software in 2004 and then released the code in 2005 as a 100-point open source project at the Dojo Foundation. Currently, Michael is Vice President of User Experience for Sumologic in Redwood City, CA where he is working on the tools used by DevOps, ITOps and SecOps engineers to better manage all those cloud-based web applications.

  • John Resig

    Emeritus Member | Creator of the jQuery Library

    John is the original creator of the jQuery library. He works with the jQuery dev team and the jQuery board to help set the direction of the project.

The jQuery Foundation Board of Advisors

  • Matt Mullenweg

    Founding developer of WordPress | Founder of Automattic

    Matt Mullenweg is one of PC World’s Top 50 People on the Web, Inc.com’s 30 under 30, Business Week’s 25 Most Influential People on the Web, and Vanity Fair’s Next Establishment. He is the founding developer of WordPress, the Open Source software used by over 22% of the web, including this site.

  • Karl Swedberg

    Content

    Karl Swedberg (@kswedberg) is a web developer and co-author of Learning jQuery and The jQuery Reference Guide books by Packt Publishing. The jQuery Reference Guide served as the foundation for api.jquery.com, which Karl continues to help maintain.

  • Brian Leroux

    SPACELORD!1!!

    Brian helped create, foster and lead the efforts now known as Apache Cordova and its popular downstream distribution Adobe PhoneGap. A huge advocate for the open web and making it a first class platform.

  • Chris Williams

    Maker of Improbable Things

    CTO @ Emerging Technology Advisors; VoodooSpark; node-serialport; nodebots, nodecopter; JSConf; RobotsConf; SaferAging; BeerJS; and more.

  • Boaz Sender

    Advisor

    Boaz is the CEO at Bocoup where he has spent the last six years helping customers adopt Open Technologies into the core of their businesses. Prior to Bocoup, he worked as a front-end developer for a dot-com where he built early client-side web applications.

The jQuery Team

The jQuery team is made up of subteams working on various areas of the project. For example there are subteams that work on Mobile, Core, UI, Events, etc. Without the contributions of the following people we could not exist:

  • Clark Allan

    Infrastructure

  • Julian Aubourg

    Core | Standards

  • Leo Balter

    QUnit Lead

  • Jay Blanchard

    Developer Relations

  • Kevin Boudloche

    Developer Relations

  • Aurelio De Rosa

    Content

  • Isaac Durazo

    Outreach (Design)

  • Corey Frang

    Infrastructure

  • Sarah Frisk

    Chassis Lead

  • Jasper de Groot

    Mobile

  • Cory Gackenheimer

    Mobile

  • Oleg Gaidarenko

    Core

  • Richard Gibson

    Sizzle Lead | Core | QUnit

  • Michał Gołębiowski

    Core

  • Scott González

    jQuery UI Lead | Infrastructure

  • James M. Greene

    QUnit

  • Dan Heberden

    Content

  • Andrew Lunny

    Globalize

  • Felix Nagel

    UI

  • Ryan Neufeld

    Infrastructure

  • Addy Osmani

    Content

  • Alex Schmitz

    Mobile Lead | UI

  • Timo "Krinkle" Tijhof

    QUnit | Infrastructure

  • Adam Ulvi

    Infrastructure Lead

  • TJ VanToll

    UI

  • Arthur Verschaeve

    Content

  • Rick Waldron

    Core | Standards

  • Ralph Whitbeck

    Developer Relations Lead

  • Trent Willis

    QUnit

  • Timmy Willison

    Core Lead

  • Keith Wood

    Developer Relations

  • Rafael Xavier

    Globalize Lead | UI

  • Jörn Zaefferer

    jQuery UI Dev Lead | QUnit | Globalize | Infrastructure

Past Team Members

These are the members of the jQuery team alumni. We recognize them for their contributions to the jQuery Project. They may not be as active in the project as they were before but they are still considered key contributors for the jQuery Project.

  • Brandon Aaron

    Core

  • Mike Alsup

    API, Forum, and Plugins

  • Rey Bango

    Developer Relations

  • Paul Bakaus

    jQuery UI Creator

  • John Bender

    Mobile

  • Tyler Benzinger

    Mobile

  • Kin Blas

    Mobile

  • Nate Cavanaugh

    Design and Web

  • Darcy Clarke

    Design and Web

  • Kim Cooperrider

    Events

  • Chris Coyier

    Design

  • Alex Dovenmuehle

    UI

  • Nate Eagle

    Design

  • Ariel Flesler

    Core

  • Ryan Gibbons

    Infrastructure

  • Skye Giordano

    Design

  • Maurice Gottlieb

    Mobile

  • Marc Grabanski

    UI

  • Klaus Hartl

    UI

  • Mike Hostetler

    Infrastructure and Operations

  • Paul Irish

    Standards

  • Scott Jehl

    Mobile

  • Yehuda Katz

    Standards

  • Sean Koole

    Content

  • Chris Lea

    Infrastructure

  • Jeff Lembeck

    Mobile

  • Cody Lindley

    Developer Relations

  • Mat Marquis

    Mobile

  • Doug Neiner

    Design

  • Todd Parker

    Mobile

  • David Petersen

    UI

  • Stefan Petre

    Creator of Interface Plugin

  • Abby Phoenix

    Events

  • Tane Piper

    Developer Relations

  • Corey Quinn

    Web

  • Philippe Rathé

    QUnit

  • Jason Scott

    Mobile

  • Ghislain Seguin

    Mobile

  • Boaz Sender

    Content, Design, and Web

  • David Serduke

    Core

  • Bradley Sepos

    Design

  • Craig Sharkie

    Events (Pacific-Asia)

  • Jonathan Sharp

    Infrastructure

  • Remy Sharp

    Developer Relations

  • Leah Silber

    Events

  • Nate Tassinari

    Events

  • Patty Toland

    Mobile

  • Maggie Costello Wachs

    Mobile

  • Wesley Walser

    QUnit

  • Richard D. Worth

    Executive Director, UI