Board of Advisors


Kazumi Ono is the Founder and Creator of the XOOPS Project, Project Leader and Lead Developer for XOOPS 1.* and 2.0 branchof XOOPS, and member of our XOOPS Hall of Fame.

Justin Erenkrantz,
President of the Apache Software Foundation
and member of Apache Foundation's Board of Directors

Justin is a very well known Open Source developer, who has contributed to the development of the Apache HTTP Server, Apache Portable Runtime, and flood. Along with Greg Stein, he wrote the Serf client library. He has also been known to dabble in Subversion development.

Justin is currently a PhD student at the University of California, Irvine in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences. His research interests are in software engineering - specifically REST-based software architectures. His forthcoming dissertation is entitled "Architectural Dissonance and Harmony in REST-based Applications".

Richard Fontana, Red Hat
Richard Fontana is a lawyer who specializes in free software/open source licensing issues and related copyright and patent matters. He currently works at Red Hat, Inc. Prior to joining Red Hat, Fontana worked at the Software Freedom Law Center, where he represented a number of FOSS projects and foundations. He is particularly known for work done on behalf of SFLC's client the Free Software Foundation; Fontana was, with Richard Stallman and Eben Moglen, one of the principal authors of version 3 of the GNU General Public License (GPLv3). Among his other clients at SFLC was the Sakai Foundation, which Fontana advised on matters relating to the Blackboard learning management systems patent.

Prof. Alan C. Moore from Kentucky State University
Alan C. Moore is a Professor at Kentucky State University where he teaches music and humanities. He was selected there as the Distinguished Professor for 2001-2002, and has served nine terms as President of the Faculty Senate. He has degrees in music theory and composition from Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, Yale University, and the University of Iowa. His work in computer programming began in the 1960s and he has taught himself many computer languages. He has been programming with Delphi since the first version and has written numerous articles about it in various technical journals. He was contributing editor of Delphi Informant Magazine (writing the popular File|New column) until that journal stopped publication. He has written two books, "The Tomes of Delphi: Win 32 Multimedia Programming" and "The Tomes of Delphi: Basic 32-bit Communications Programming (with John Penman). Prof. Moore has been one of the leading forces behind Project JEDI, the most successful Open Source project in the Delphi community, and its director since 2002. To read an interview with him, click here...

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