Joanna Lee

VP, Strategic Programs & Legal at CNCF

Joanna Lee is the Vice President of Strategic Programs and Legal at CNCF and the Linux Foundation, where she drives complex strategic initiatives that are designed to impact the evolution of open source ecosystems, create high value new programs, improve health and sustainability of project communities, and/or improve the foundation’s organizational capabilities. Joanna also supports conformance testing and certification programs, governance, licensing and compliance, and code of conduct incident response. Prior to joining the Linux Foundation and CNCF, Joanna served as a legal and strategic advisor to open source software foundations, tech standard setting organizations, and tech companies. Joanna’s prior experiences also include managing a social justice non-profit, project management at a global tech company, and academic research focused on the economics of innovation and technological change, organizational behavior, and policy and management.


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