Prolific open source developer named new White House Director of Technology

Long time open up supply developer and open up standards advocate David Recordon has been named the White Property Director of Know-how by the changeover staff of incoming President Joe Biden.

A receiver of the Google-O’Reilly Open Supply Award, Recordon has worked on a number of open up supply projects and is finest identified for his work with the OpenID and OAuth open up standards. 

Recordon arrives to the White Property from the non-income Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation where he was the VP of infrastructure and stability. Ahead of that he was the Engineering Director at Facebook. 

2nd stint

Recordon joined Facebook in 2009 to work on open up supply and standards. He shared his open up supply journey in an distinctive job interview with our sister publication Linux Structure magazine, back again when he was with the social community.

Recordon is joined by Austin Lee who will provide as his deputy in the White Property. Commenting on the appointments, a launch from the Biden-Harris changeover staff says “the technological innovation leaders will play an important job in restoring faith throughout the federal government by encouraging collaboration to additional protected American cyber pursuits.”

Recordon experienced before served as the 1st Director of White Property Information Know-how during President Barack Obama’s term. All through that time, he worked on IT modernization and cybersecurity difficulties, in accordance to the launch. 

Through: ZDNet