Former Board Members

IRLSVNBrian King - Software Developer

Brian King has been involved in the Mozilla community since 1999. In that time, he has worked building software on top of the Mozilla Application Platform. He has many hats in the community, including developer, localizer, and evangelist

Brian has written a number of articles about Mozilla and co-authored the O’Reilly title ‘Creating Applications with Mozilla’.

He is currently running a Web consultancy called Briks Software, with their main focus currently on Mozilla development.

USADavid Boswell - MozDev co-Founder

David has been involved in the Mozilla community for more than six years. He started the Mozilla development effort at Alphanumerica and coordinated the first two Mozilla Developer Meetings. He is one of the co-founders of, a site that offers free project hosting for Mozilla application and extension developers. David has been involved with other open source communities hosted by Sun Microsystems, Nokia and Hewlett Packard.

He is currently completing a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

USAEric H. Jung - MozDev Community

With over 15 years of industry experience, Eric is a published author, speaker, and formally trained computer scientist. He consults for Fortune 500 companies on technology. Some clients include Puma, Mozilla, Citibank, Bank of New York/Mellon, Eli Lilly, Novartis, Qwest Communications, Electronic Data Systems, Westinghouse, and ADP.

His involvement with Mozilla began in 2003 with extension development. Since then, he’s been an active community member having contributed to MDC, MozillaZine, Mozilla IRC, and both Mozilla and mozdev mailing lists and newsgroups.

Eric currently lives outside of Boston, USA.

HUNUSAMyk Melez -

Myk Melez has been working with Mozilla since 1999, when he started using the browser as a DHTML application platform. In 2000 he wrote ForumZilla, a weblog reader, and since 2001 he has been working as a webtools hacker for He was responsible for numerous improvements to Bugzilla including its enhanced attachment handling and code-review request features, and he wrote Doctor, a web interface for updating’s CVS-based web site.

Lately he’s been experimenting with XUL interfaces to web applications, f.e. Bugzilla duplicates report, Bugxula, and tinderstatus. He is also the author of two XUL tutorials, Creating a Mozilla Extension and Using Remote XUL.

USAPete Collins - MozDev co-Founder

Pete got involved with the Mozilla project in April 1999 as a contributor to the Editor module. He was also the first external developer to start documenting XUL. His initial efforts were a remote, web enabled script editor and a community driven rewrite of the existing Mozilla UI -- a project later named Aphrodite.

In January 2000, he joined with David Boswell and the Alphanumerica (later Collabnet) team. Together they evangelized Mozilla as a viable Application Platform through the many projects they created and Mozilla developer meetings they organized.

He moved on to become a software engineer employed by WorldGate, working on customizing Mozilla for their TV Internet Client Software. He is the co-founder of a site dedicated to Mozilla based projects. He is a regular Mozilla committer and owner of various Mozdev projects including jslib and xptk, the cornerstones to the MozdevGroup product range.

Pete is one of the co-authors of the O’Reilly title ‘Creating Applications with Mozilla

USARob Lord - Director

Rob Lord is an Internet digital media geek, SET player and occasional gardener. Rob was previously founder and CEO of IUMA (acquired by Universal Vivendi), VP of Web Technologies at N2K (acquired by BMG), General Manager of Nullsoft (acquired by AOL) and co-founder/CEO of Mediacode (acquired by Yahoo!). Rob was most recently Director, Product Manager for the Y! Music Engine at Yahoo!

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