OWASP Staff

Staff

Under the direction of the Executive Director, staff implements programs and policies of the Foundation while collaborating with members on OWASP Projects, Chapters, Events, and initiatives.

Each year the staff works with the Global Board to establish an Operating Plan and Budget. The work efforts of our staff are tracked publicly at the Operating Plan Status.

Andrew van der Stock


Executive Director
Colorado, United States

The Executive Director is ultimately responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization.

Harold Blankenship


Director of Technology & Projects
Texas, United States

The Director of Technology & Projects nurtures, manages, facilitates, and supports the volunteer open source programs of the Foundation. Additionally the Director of Technology & Projects champions, manages, and executes the technology roadmap of the Foundation.

Kelly Santalucia


Director of Events and Corporate Support
New Jersey, United States

The Director of Events and Corporate Support is responsible for planning and delivering OWASP Foundation AppSec Global Events and Training, approving and nurturing local and regional events in concert with the community, and reaching out to our tremendous corporate supporters and sponsors.

Dawn Aitken


Operations Manager
Florida, United States

The Operations Manager ensures the smooth business operations of the OWASP Foundation for its community, staff, and Board. Additionally this role directly supports the executive team of the Foundation to professionally and artfully maintain, monitor, and resolve matters that impact the organization’s ability to deliver on its mission.

Lisa Jones


Chapter and Membership Manager
North Carolina, United States

The Chapter and Membership Manager is a members’ advocate that professionally manages and services the chapter and membership functions of the OWASP Foundation. Additionally this role supports our global partnerships and event sponsor operations.

Lauren Thomas


Event Coordinator
Florida, United States

The Events Coordinator is responsible for planning and delivering events for our global community. This position is the go-to person for the community, staff, and vendors and will coordinate event details from a big-picture viewpoint to create the overall experiences for attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, and vendors.