Joshua Gay


Sr Manager Open Source Community & Infrastructure

Joshua Gay is the Sr. Manager of IEEE SA Open Source Community & Infrastructure at the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA). He has over 20 years of experience working with the free and open source software world, including roles as advocate, developer, licensing and compliance manager, communications director, and community manager. Josh has a strong background in both nonprofit organizational management and textbook publishing. Before joining IEEE, he served as the campaigns manager and later as the licensing and compliance manager for the Free Software Foundation, and he was a technical-content manager for the open education textbook organization CK-12 Foundation. Josh was an affiliate with the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. He holds a BS in mathematics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

He also enjoys guest lecturing at universities on open source, open science, and standards development and is open to doing more of it :)