General Manager of Blockchain, Healthcare, Identity - Executive Director of Hyperledger
Daniela has been a self diagnosed data junkie for the last 18+yrs- fascinated by trends in the generation and use of data across various markets. Her career as an executive, has been focused on the delivery and integration of data and analytics and helping customers achieve successful delivery, innovative information experiences and growth focused partnerships. She leads a global community of open source developers covering Blockchain, Healthcare and Identity at the Linux Foundation.
Executive Director, openIDL Project
Jeff has been successfully providing leading-edge business solutions for information-intensive enterprises for over 30 years.
As one of its founding Directors, he recently completed a 6-year term on the Board of the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF), where he chaired the Technology, Operations and Standards Committee. He is also the Chair of the ACTUS Financial Research Foundation, and he has actively participated in international financial data standards initiatives. Prior to this, as co-founder and President of Berkeley-based Risk Management Technologies (RMT), Braswell designed and led the successful implementation of advanced, firm-wide risk management solutions integrated with enterprise-wide data management tools on high-performance computing platforms for many of the world’s largest financial institutions, including Wells Fargo, Credit Suisse, Chase, PNC, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Mellon, Wachovia, Union Bank and ANZ.
Ecosystem Manager, openIDL Project
Lanaya Nelson, ecosystem manager for the Hyperledger Foundation and openIDL projects, comes to the Linux Foundation with a background and expertise in insurance & risk technology business development. She is passionate about the importance and potential of open source consortiums to our future as well as the art of weaving the public/private partnerships needed to build this collective future sustainably and ethically. Lanaya has worked across the gamut – startups to Fortune 100 companies and has cultivated a thriving network of respected leaders across various industries and government affiliates. She enjoys supporting and volunteering for organizations such as BlockchainCT, InsurTech Hartford, UConn’s CT Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and UConn’s affiliated Connecticut Transportation and Safety Research Center and its efforts to build a CAV simulation testing track in the state. In the rare moments she’s not bringing people together for potential collaboration, she enjoys reading and running as well spending time with her friends, dog, and rescue cats in southern Vermont.
Project Coordinator, openIDL Project
As a certified Project Manager and Scrum Master, Nathan specializes in stakeholder and communications management, particularly on a transnational level. He has spent over 16 years supporting and serving as team lead on numerous corporate projects, in the nonprofit, for-profit and startup sectors. He spent nine years (2005-14) in digital media at TiVo Corporation, coordinating projects for corporate clients including Samsung, MSNBC and Comcast, developed and ran several initiatives at Horizons Filmworks, a media production startup that he founded, and more recently designed and implemented the extension of a billing system at Emergent Health Partners, while also coordinating and facilitating institutional outreach.
Community Architect, Hyperledger Foundation
Sean has over 20 years of experience as Senior Executive in Technology, Marketing, Advertising and Strategy. He possesses a well-honed ability to recognize business opportunities and bring them to life, as well as facilities for connecting the dots, networking and implementations. His professional experience, which spans SMEs, startups, and multinationals, emphasizes creating and executing profitable commercial strategies, providing strategy and thought leadership on the impacts of technology and user ecosystems, and leading projects for brands including Dell, General Motors, Amex, Ikea, and Booking.com. His technical specifications include Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Self-Sovereign identity, Personal Data, Algorithmic Influence, Content Ecosystems, Virtual Reality
and Big Data. Prior to serving as the Community Architect for Hyperledger and IDL, he served as Principal Project Manager for Kevel, Project Manager for Community Engagement on Hyperledger Indy, and Project Manger of Consumer Platforms at Evernym, Inc.