Wilfred Pinfold, PhD - Mayor Hales’s appointment
Research Professor at Portland State University and CEO of urban.systems Inc.
Wilfred Pinfold holds a Research Professorship in Computer Science at Portland State University and is the CEO of urban.systems Inc., a company that provides a range of civic engagement, financial, design, and software services to smart connected communities. He retired as Director of Extreme Scale Programs and Federal Research at Intel Corporation in 2015. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Oregon College of Arts and Crafts. Originally from Johannesburg, he trained in Naval Architecture and received his PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics. He moved to the United States in 1980.
Ken Neubauer - Commissioner Fish’s appointment
Director, Platform Engineering at Standard Insurance
Ken Neubauer has been a strategic technical leader for almost 30 years with a breadth of experience ranging from the aerospace industry to high-tech companies and extensive work in the financial sector. Born in Portland, Mr. Neubauer attended college in Arizona and began work as a field engineer at Ford Aerospace in Palo Alto where he helped build communications satellites. Mr. Neubauer later worked at Sun Microsystems in Mountain View, California as an engineering manager developing and delivering tools to manage Sun's internal desktops. Returning to Oregon, he took a technical support position with Sequent Computers providing both software and hardware technical support to Sequent's worldwide customers. He then began working at Standard Insurance, where he’s been for the last 17 years, delivering high profile projects including Standard's Internet presence, Storage Infrastructure and Electronic Data Interchange infrastructure.
Dyanna Garcia - Commissioner Fritz’s appointment
Joshua Mitchell - Commissioner Novick’s appointment
Chief Technology Officer of the Drupal Association
Joshua Mitchell has over 10 years of experience leading design and development teams in higher education, start up, government, and enterprise. As the technology leader for the Drupal Association, his mission is to build and maintain the strategic roadmap for making Drupal.org the home of a diverse and vibrant open source community that builds the content management framework used by organizations such as The White House, NBC Universal, The Weather Channel, and many more.