Jenkins Board and Officers

As per the Jenkins project governance document the project has a board consisting of five members. The board can be contacted confidentially by emailing to

Current board members

Kohsuke Kawaguchi

Kohsuke is the creator of Jenkins.

R. Tyler Croy

R. Tyler Croy has been part of the Jenkins project for the past seven years. While avoiding contributing any Java code, Tyler is involved in many of the other aspects of the project which keep it running, such as this website, infrastructure, governance, etc.

Term: 2011 - 2020/12

Oleg Nenashev

Jenkins core maintainer and board member. Oleg started using Hudson for Hardware/Embedded projects in 2008 and became an active Jenkins contributor in 2012. Nowadays he leads several Jenkins SIGs, outreach programs (Google Summer of Code, Hacktoberfest) and Jenkins meetups in Switzerland and Russia. Oleg works for CloudBees and focuses on key projects in the community.

Term: 2019/12/03 - 2021/12/02

Ullrich Hafner

Ullrich Hafner is an active contributor in the Jenkins project since 2007, mostly in the acceptance test harness and the static code analysis suite (which is now replaced by the Warnings Next Generation Plugin).

He is a professor for Software Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Munich. In his role as professor he tries to win new Jenkins contributors by letting students develop new features and test cases in their student projects and theses.

Term: 2019/12/03 - 2021/12/02

Alex Earl

Alex comes from a .NET background but likes to get his hands dirty in many different languages and frameworks. He currently does embedded development in a silicon validation group. He is an internal evangelist for Jenkins at his company. Alex is a community contributor to Jenkins, working on plugin hosting and maintaining several plugins. He is also involved in a few SIGS. Alex enjoys working on open source software in his "free" time as well as spending time with his family.

Term: 2019/12/03 - 2021/12/02


In accordance with the Team Leads structure the following individuals have been empowered with executive authority by the Governance Board.


Daniel Beck

Daniel is a Jenkins core maintainer and, as security officer, leads the Jenkins security team. He sometimes contributes to developer documentation and project infrastructure.

Term: 2019/12/03 - 2020/12/02


Oliver Gondža

Engineer at Red Hat. Open Source enthusiast. Jenkins core member.

Term: 2019/12/03 - 2020/12/02


Olivier Vernin

Olivier is the Jenkins infrastructure officer and Senior Operations Engineer at CloudBees. As a regular contributor to the Jenkins infrastructure projects, he works on a wide range of tasks from services reliability to applications maintenance.

Term: 2019/12/03 - 2020/12/02


Alyssa Tong

Jenkins Event Officer. Alyssa drives and manages Jenkins participation in community events and conferences like FOSDEM, SCaLE, and KubeCon. She is also responsible for Marketing & Community Programs at CloudBees, Inc.

Term: 2019/12/03 - 2020/12/02


Mark Waite

Mark is the Jenkins Documentation Officer, a long-time Jenkins user and contributor, and maintains the git plugin and the git client plugin. He is active in Jenkins special interest groups including the Docs SIG, Platform SIG, Advocacy SIG, and Pipeline Authoring SIG.

Term: 2019/12/03 - 2020/12/02