As VP Engineering at Mozilla, Shaver leads the web’s best engineering team to produce new technologies and products in support of Mozilla’s mission: promoting choice and innovation on the web. Shaver is a founding member of the Mozilla project and has been involved since its inception in aspects ranging from software development and architecture to governance and licensing. In addition to his decade of work on Mozilla, Shaver has worked on the Linux kernel, high-performance filesystems, privacy technology, electronic cash prototypes and large-scale web applications, He is a requent speaker and advisor to open source projects and companies, and a passionate advocate for the Open Web.
Shaver received an honorary degree from Seneca College in 2008 and sits on the advisory board of StopBadware.org. He lives in Toronto with his wife and daughter.