Eclipse Foundation Staff

The Eclipse Foundation is fortunate to have some very talented people working full-time on behalf of the Eclipse community. Below is the list of our staff.

Eclipse email addresses all follow the firstname.lastname@eclipse.org convention.

Jelena Alter

Coordinator, Eco System Europe

Jelena helps out with everything that's Europe related. Other than that she enjoys everything from reading a good book to surfing a wave.

Wayne Beaton

Director of Open Source Projects

Wayne is the Director of Open Source Projects at the Eclipse Foundation. He spends his days working with the many Eclipse projects, learning about Eclipse technology, and making sure that everybody knows just how cool it all really is. When not working, he can usually be found watching his kids play hockey at one of the many local arenas.

Wayne authors the Eclipse Hints, Tips, and Random Musings blog.

Gaël Blondelle

Director, European Ecosystem Development

Gaël contributes to the development of the Eclipse ecosystem across Europe and is responsible for the PolarSys working group.
Outside of work, Gaël loves spending time with his family and practice horse-riding with his daughter.

Benjamin Cabé

Community Evangelist

Benjamin is the latest addition to Eclipse Foundation staff. He builds bridges between Eclipse projects (especially the ones related to the Internet of Things), and other open-source communities. Outside of work, Benjamin loves traveling the world with a camera around his neck.

You can read Benjamin’s blog at blog.benjamin-cabe.com.

Janet Campbell

Director, Intellectual Property
Secretary and Legal Counsel

Outside of work, Janet enjoys traveling (to South East Asia in particular), walking her dogs, taking her bike for a spin and spending time with family and friends.

Sharon Corbett

Intellectual Property Management

Hailing from the most easterly province in Canada, Sharon is the resident "Newfie" of the Foundation! Sharon’s main focus is the community’s IP, but she is also passionate about the game of footy. She continues her on again/off again relationship with running; is devoted to shopping, and strives to improve her appreciation for fine red wine.

Christopher Guindon

Web Developer

When he’s not at a computer, which is rare, Chris spends his time relaxing with his girlfriend and his dog Winston, playing the drums, watching a Habs game or at the top of a hill snowboarding.

Thanh Ha

Release Engineer

Thanh is an open source enthusiest who loves to tinker with new technology as a user and developer. When not at a computer he enjoys spending time outside rollerblading.

Anne Jacko

Conference Queen

When not in front of a monitor, Anne prefers activities that involve wearing a helmet--horseback riding, skiing, and cycling. One of her favorite books is The Chicago Manual of Style, so if you need help with the nitpicking details of writing in English, she's happy to help.

Pablo Jacubovich

Intellectual Property Analyst

Pablo is part of the Intellectual Property team. When he is not at work he enjoys football (playing and watching), running, reading, and movies. He might or might not enjoy these things in preparation for a zombie apocalypse.

Roxanne Joncas

Marketing and Events Specialist

Roxanne is the Marketing and Event Specialist at Eclipse. She spends most of her time organizing events and advertising said events. She’s addicted to Pinterest and is a TV/Movie Junkie, but found time to fall in love with yoga, swimming, fashion, baking, and music.

Chris Larocque

Director, Operations
Treasurer

When not buried in the numbers, Chris is coaching his boys in hockey, basketball and baseball. Maybe in a few years Chris can start playing again in addition to coaching.

Perri Lavergne

Ecosystem Development Support

Perri joined the Eclipse Foundation in May 2010. Her focus is on membership retention and development. Outside of work Perri enjoys spending time with family and friends, medical research, volunteer work for organizations dealing with children with special needs, running, cooking and baking. Perri hopes to one day accomplish her long time dream of a unique before and after school program for teens with special needs.

Mike Milinkovich

Executive Director

Outside of work, Mike's passions are his family, the family cottage and hockey (as a coach, player and fan) in pretty much that order. When he's not working, or traveling for work, you will probably find him involved in one of those three things.

You can read Mike's blog at mmilinkov.wordpress.com/.

Ralph Mueller

Director, Ecosystem - Europe

Ralph's role at the Eclipse Foundation is focused on growing the Eclipse Ecosystem across Europe.

Ralph's passion outside of work is golf, both as a player and as a coach for children just starting the game. He's also helped both Mike and Donald to improve their games.

Andrew Ross

Director, Ecosystem

Andrew is responsible for the long term support, LocationTech, and Common Build Infrastructure programs. He's also good guy to ask about VoIP technology and Asterisk.

Andrew can't help but be drawn to useful technology. Being a Husband and Dad fills his life with much joy. When there's time left over, Andrew enjoys viewing the night sky with a telescope.

Read Andrew's Blog

Denis Roy

Director, IT Services

In the office, Denis spends his time in front of a Linux command prompt. Leisure activities include going to the cottage with his kids, drag racing and snowmobiling.

You can read his blog, and view the Eclipse Webmaster page.

Ian Skerrett

Director, Marketing

Ian takes care of the marketing activities at the Eclipse Foundation. Although our community is the Eclipse marketing machine, Ian supports the projects and member companies to increase the awareness of all the cool stuff happening at Eclipse.

You can read his blog at http://ianskerrett.wordpress.com/.

Matt Ward

Systems Administrator

Matt spends his time triaging the Webmaster inbox and putting out fires. If you can't take the heat, stay out of the data center.

Sharon Wolfe

Office Manager

Sharon has been with the Eclipse Foundation since July 2004. As Office Manager, Sharon is the keeper of all agreements, manages the invoicing and membership renewal processes, accounts receivables and provides administrative support for the Executive Director and the Director, Operations and the Board of Directors. Family, friends, 3 dogs and her horse take up her time away from the office.