KDE e.V. elects a board of directors, which represents KDE e.V. and runs its business.

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Board of Directors

Aleix Pol i Gonzàlez


Aleix Pol i Gonzàlez has been collaborating with KDE since 2007. He started working in software development in the KDE Education area and KDevelop. Aleix joined the KDE e.V. board of directors in 2014. In his day-job, he is employed by Blue Systems where he has worked with other parts of the community including Plasma and Qt.

(Elected: 2020)

Eike Hein

Treasurer and Vice President

Eike Hein has been a KDE contributor since 2005. Initially working on applications and later on Plasma as developer and designer, he has also served on KDE's Sysadmin team and co-authored the KDE Manifesto. Eike joined the KDE e.V. board of directors in 2017.

(Elected: 2020)

Lydia Pintscher

Vice President

Lydia Pintscher has been with KDE since 2006. She started doing marketing, and later community and release management for Amarok. She has since moved on to community management and running mentoring programs for all of KDE. She is on the board of directors of KDE e.V. since 2011. In her day-job she does product management for Wikidata at Wikimedia Germany.

(Elected: 2020)

Neofytos Kolokotronis

Board Member

Neofytos joined KDE in 2017 via the Promo team, however when the KDE goal he proposed on "Streamlined Onboarding of new contributors" was voted by the community, he had to turn his full attention to leading it and pushing for achieving its objectives. He joined KDE e.V. in 2018, became a member of the e.V.'s Financial Working Group some months later and was elected in the Board of Directors in 2019. He has been a founder and contributor to FOSS and Open Data/Government projects on an international and local level for more than a decade, serving from a variety of positions.

(Elected: 2019)

Adriaan de Groot

Board Member

Adriaan encountered KDE in 1999 and has been involved in various roles ever since. He served on the board of KDE e.V. 2006-2011, and participated in KDE PIM development, FreeBSD porting, Solaris porting, the creation of the English Breakfast Network (for code-quality checking) and He can usually be found in the Netherlands and works for Blue Systems as the maintainer of Calamares, the independent Linux System Installer as well as doing contract work for Free Software projects.

(Elected: 2019)

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