Current Developers

Now for your browsing pleasure (or lack thereof), here's more information than you ever wanted to know about Bugzilla's development team. If you feel that you should be on this list but aren't or have any additions/corrections, please file a request.

Dave Miller

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Location: Jamestown, MI, USA
Day Job: Webtools Developer / Systems Administrator for Mozilla Corporation
Bugzilla Responsibilities: Project Lead, Web Site
Component Responsibilities: bugzilla.org
Quote: "I haven't said anything witty enough to be worth quoting."
Blog: http://www.justdave.net/dave/

Byron Jones

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Location: Perth, Western Australia
Day Job: Bugzilla Developer for Mozilla
Bugzilla Responsibilities: Assistant Project Lead, Developer/Reviewer

Mark Côté

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Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
Day Job: Automation & Tools Manager for Mozilla
Bugzilla Responsibilities: Assistant Project Lead, Source Repository Guru, Community coordinator
Blog: http://mrcote.info/

Dave Lawrence

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Location: Raleigh, NC, USA
Day Job: Bugzilla Developer for Mozilla
Bugzilla Responsibilities: Release Manager, Developer/Reviewer, PostgreSQL port

Frédéric Buclin

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Location: Switzerland
Day Job: Physicist, now teaching maths and physics
Bugzilla Responsibilities: QA Lead, Reviewer
Component Responsibilities: Attachments & Requests (Flags)
Quote: Please test your patch before requesting review!!
Blog: http://lpsolit.wordpress.com

Guy Pyrzak

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Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Day Job: User Experience Researcher and Interaction Designer for NASA Ames HCI Group
Bugzilla Responsibilities: User Experience Lead
Quote: The knob is dead!!!!
Blog: http://guy-pyrzak.blogspot.com

Vitaly Fedrushkov

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Location: Chelyabinsk, Russia
Day Job: Infosec and ITSM specialist, LUKOIL oil company
Bugzilla Responsibilities: Localization (L10n) Lead, Russian Localizer

Gervase Markham

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Location: Southgate, North London
Day Job: Loose Cannon at The Mozilla Foundation
Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer, Standards Advocacy
Component Responsibilities: Reporting/Charting

Tiago Mello

Tiago Mello IRC Nick: timello
Location: São Carlos, SP, Brazil
Day Job: Software Engineer, IBM Linux Technology Center
Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer
Quote: “Is there a hook for this already?”

Marc Schumann

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Location: Erkelenz, Germany, EU
Day Job: Project lead for inconso
Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer, L10n Team, German Localizer
Quote: “A solid plan is a rather unsatisfying substitute for some cultivated muddling-through.”

Emmanuel Seyman

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Location: Paris, France
Day Job: Software Engineer
Bugzilla Responsibilities: QA Team

Cédric Corazza

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Location: Nice, France
Day Job: System engineer
Bugzilla Responsibilities: L10n Team, French Localizer
URL: http://www.frenchmozilla.fr

Reed Loden

reed.png IRC Nick: reed
Day Job: Systems Engineer for Silicon Valley Startup
Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer-in-Training, bugzilla.mozilla.org branch maintenance
Quote: "I hate perl. I hate perl."


Former Developers


Terry Weissman

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Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA
Day Job: Software Engineer for LiveOps, Inc.
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Project Founder/Project Leader, IRC Heckler, Scapegoat
Quote: "What have they done to my baby!"

Tara Hernandez

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Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Day Job: Infrastructure Engineer at Pixar
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Project Leader
Quote: "My head feels so much lighter after the lobotomy."

Christopher Yeh

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Location: Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Day Job: Release Engineer
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer
Blog: http://www.livejournal.com/users/cyeh/

Dawn Endico

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Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer

David Kilzer

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Location: Des Moines, IA, USA
Day Job: Senior Systems & Software Engineer
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer

Ian Hickson

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Location: Oslo, Norway
Day Job: Opera Software
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Bugzilla Version 3, Attempting To Sabotage Bugzilla Version 2 Development
Blog: http://ln.hixie.ch/

J. Paul Reed

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Day Job: Build Engineer for Songbird
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer

Matthew Tuck

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Location: Adelaide, SA, Australia
Day Job: Freelance Tutor/Contract Programmer
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer, Bug Triager, Release Notes, QA (supposedly), Developers'/Reviewers' Guide, Sanity Check, Everything No One Else Wants To Do
Quotes: "It's all Terry's fault." - "Targets are things that get missed (unless you're Robin Hood)."

Bradley Baetz

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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Day Job: ISP Engineer
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer, mod_perl attempts

Matthew Barnson

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Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Documentation

Christopher A. Aillon

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Location: Boston, MA, USA
Day Job: Software Engineer for Red Hat
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer, Standards Advocacy
Quote: "I'll have to come up with a quote :)"

Christian Reis

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Location: São Carlos, SP, Brazil
Day Job: Software Engineer for Async Open Source
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer
Quote:"Day jobs are what take the boredom out of waiting for reviews."
Blog: http://async.com.br/~kiko/

Zach Lipton

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Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Day Job: Student
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer
Previous Component Responsibilities: Installation & Upgrading, Testing Suite
Blog: http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/zach/

Mike Morgan

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Location: Corvallis, OR, USA
Day Job: Web Developer for Mozilla Corporation
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Web Design, Writing, Structure
Quote: "Yeah, but how does it smell?"
Blog: http://morgamic.com

Jacob Steenhagen

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Location: Fruitport, MI, USA
Day Job: U.S.Army Reserves (deployed)
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer, Documentation, ssdbot Maintainer, word Maintainer
Quote: "I'd rather drive the .html file to your house on a floppy disk than run IIS."
Blog: http://www.steenhagen.us/~jake/blog

Joel Peshkin

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Location: San Juan Capistrano, CA, USA
Day Job: Director of Software QA for Impinj
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Group security, enhancements for enterprise use.
Quote: "Leave no dhrystone unturned."

Erik Stambaugh

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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Day job: Systems Engineer for Mindspeed
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer
Previous Component Responsibilities: Whining

Jouni Heikniemi

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Location: Helsinki, Finland
Day Job: Software Architect at Blue Meteorite Ltd
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer, Win32 testing
Blog: http://www.heikniemi.net/hc/

Myk Melez

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Location: Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Day Job: Mozilla Labs Developer for Mozilla Corporation
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer/Approver
Previous Component Responsibilities: Attachments & Requests, Creating/Changing Bugs, User Accounts

Colin Ogilvie

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Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Documentation Lead

Vlad Dascalu

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Location: Romania
Day Job: Founder, Goobix.com
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer/Reviewer, Documentation, bug triage

Josh Soref

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Location: Helsinki, Finland
Day Job: Software Engineer
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Developer, Grammar Cop, finding all the edge cases
Quote: "Keep your extremities within your car."

Max Kanat-Alexander

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Location: Mountain View, CA, USA
Day Job: Software Engineer at Google
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Community Lead, Release Manager, Assistant Project Lead
Previous Component Responsibilities: Database, Installation & Upgrading, Authentication
Quote: "I think that should really be a separate bug."
Blog: http://www.codesimplicity.com

Gregary Hendricks

Gregary Hendricks' Mug. And yes, that is my bugzilla shirt I am wearing. IRC Nick: ghendricks
Location: Provo, Utah USA
Day Job: Bugzilla Administrator for Novell and Testopia developer.
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: QA Team, Plug-in integration, Bug Importing
Quote:If we're going to talk about good software design, we have to talk about Laziness, Impatience, and Hubris, the basis of good software design. --Larry Wall--
Blog: http://testopia.blogspot.com/

Xiaoou Wu

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Day Job: Web Application Developer for Oracle
Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Oracle port

Sam Folk-Williams

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Previous Bugzilla Responsibilities: Documentation Team

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