Brian is a Managing Director at Mithril Capital Management. He has had stints in startups, government, and international organizations, focusing the positive impact that open technologies can have on society. He started the Apache Software Foundation and CollabNet, which pioneered open source tools and development methods to transform how organizations write software.
He served at the White House under the Office of Science and Technology Policy, focused on open government through better civic technology. He also launched and managed two big open source projects at the Department of Health and Human Services, accelerating the adoption of standardized health information exchange. He was also Chief Technology Officer at the World Economic Forum from 2010-2012. Now he's on the hunt for great young companies tackling hard problems and disrupting industries.
Board & Advisor Roles (5)Update
|Jun 3, 2016||Market Wired - Top - Serial Entrepreneur and Internet Technologist Dan Kohn Named Executive Director of Cloud Native Computing Foundation|
|May 25, 2016||PRWeb Sitemap - Hyperledger Project’s Brian Behlendorf Will Keynote Distributed: Trade Conference|
|May 19, 2016||Coindesk - Apache Foundation Founder Named Hyperledger Executive Director|
|May 6, 2016||CIO - What does the future of the Apache Software Foundation hold?|
|May 6, 2016||Info World - What does the future of the Apache Software Foundation hold?|
|Aug 19, 2015||Bloomberg View - Bitcoin's Anarchists Can't Make Up Collective Mind|
|May 21, 2015||Techdirt - FBI Director Claims That The World's Most Knowledgeable Cybersecurity Experts Are Not 'Fair Minded' About Encryption Backdoors|
|Dec 3, 2014||Fast Company - Gap, Inc. Teams Up With $1 Billion Investment Fund To Transform Asian Garment Factory Conditions|