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Robin Ginn, Executive Director, OpenJS Foundation
As Executive Director, Robin advances the Foundation’s mission to drive adoption and ensure sustainability in the JS and web development ecosystem.
Robin brings technology, strategic marketing and business development experience to the Foundation. Over the span of her career, Robin has led major initiatives advancing open source technologies, community development, and open standards.
Robin spent more than 10 years at Microsoft where she was at the forefront of the company’s shift to openness. She co-founded @OpenAtMicrosoft and was instrumental in Microsoft’s contribution and involvement in the Node.js Project. During her tenure at Microsoft, Robin led strategic business and marketing initiatives for Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Healthcare in AI & Research. In addition, Robin was a driving force behind go-to-market strategies that introduced AI and machine learning projects commercially.
Prior to Microsoft, Robin held leadership roles at both Edelman and WE Communications and was instrumental in campaigns focused on technology policy, data privacy, corporate citizenship, and community engagement.
Robin earned her B.A. from Washington State University.