François is an Entrepreneur and System Engineer. He loves working with Free Software and non-trivial storage solutions. He joined the Software Heritage team in December 2017.
François is also a software developer in Open Source projects. He was involved in LibreOffice among other things in the past and he is now mostly working on DragonFly graphics kernel drivers in his spare time.
Magali Fitzgibbon is an intellectual property lawyer specialized in Software, curious about technology and its interaction with Law. She worked on intellectual property and FLOSS management issues in software development process. This experience led her to join Software Heritage at the beginning of 2017 to work on legal issues, as well as on the sponsoring and fundraising program.
Tanya Perelmuter is an expert at building partnerships around data and digital technologies for both private companies and philanthropic foundations. She advises start-ups on fundraising and business development. Before that she was director of strategic partnerships at Riskdata, a financial risk-management platform.
Tanya is a board member of Fondation Abeona, which promotes projects where data science and artificial intelligence advance gender equality. She holds an engineering degree from Columbia University and a certification in data science from École Polytechnique.
Quentin joined the Software Heritage team in 2016 for his graduation internship, finishing his Master degree in Computer Sciences at University Paris-est Marne-la-Vallée. He contributes to the distributed, fault tolerant object storage that Software Heritage uses to store different versions of individual source code files.
Jordi joined the Software Heritage team as an intern in 2016, while finishing his first year of Master’s degree in Computer Science at University Pierre et Marie Curie. He contributes as a front-end developer for web-based, public facing Software Heritage services.
Sushant joined the Software Heritage team as an intern in 2017 while finishing a Bachelors degree in Electrical at IIT(Indian Institute of Technology) Kanpur, India. He believes “Learn something about everything and everything about something” (-Thomas Huxley). Apart from Academics, he enjoys spending time watching football. He will work on automating the process of collection and ingestion of Debian source packages into the Software Heritage archive.
Avi is a wandering underwater roboticist by day and a Free Software, community, and sharing advocate by night. He believes that historical preservation of ephemeral information is critical to understanding our societies and that the worst feeling in the world is the one you get when you can’t find something that you are certain should be there. One of his goals as visiting hacker is to make external code contributions to the project easier for people by reducing the necessary cognitive load.