BOARD AND STAFF MEMBERS

Comprised of senior executives from a cross-section of the PDF industry, the Board of Directors steers the PDF Association’s activities and directs its strategic objectives. 

The staff of the PDF Association execute the day-to-day business of the organisation and operate the various working groups, events, publications and editorial activities on behalf of the membership.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Matt Kuznicki Chairman

Matt Kuznicki has been actively involved with PDF products and technologies since 2000. He is a recognized expert in technical …




Dietrich von Seggern Vice-Chairman

Dietrich von Seggern received his degree as a printing engineer, and in 1991 started his professional career as head of desktop …




Bernd Wild Board member

Dr. Bernd Wild is originally a graduate physicist. After completing his studies, he worked for several years at a computer science …




Carsten Heiermann Board member

Carsten Heiermann is CEO of Foxit Europe’s organization. Since 1995, Carsten has been founder and CEO of the LuraTech group acquired by Foxit …




Francois Fernandes Board member

François Fernandès is a Document Technology Evangelist at levigo solutions gmbh and advises company’s customers on products, solutions and technologies in …




Leonard Rosenthol Board member

Leonard Rosenthol is the Senior Principal Architect for PDF & the Document Cloud at Adobe, having been involved with PDF …




Catherine Andersz Board member

Catherine Andersz is the Co-Founder and CEO of PDFTron Systems Inc. Catherine is responsible for driving PDFTron’s strategy, and is passionate …




Boris Doubrov Board member

Boris Doubrov is CEO of Dual Lab, the company specializing in product development services in the areas of Computer Graphics, …




Peter Wyatt Board member

Peter Wyatt is an independent technology consultant and developer/researcher who has been actively working on PDF technologies for more than …




Alaine Behler Board member

Alaine Behler is the Senior Manager of Global Marketing for iText.  She is passionate about making technology understandable to business users …




Justin Durkan Board member

Justin Durkan is currently the Director of Desktop Engineering with Nitro. Justin has been a software developer for over 30 years. He was …



BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chairman


Matt Kuznicki

Matt Kuznicki has been actively involved with PDF products and technologies since 2000. He is a recognized expert in technical …

Vice-Chairman


Dietrich von Seggern

Dietrich von Seggern received his degree as a printing engineer, and in 1991 started his professional career as head of desktop …

Board member


Bernd Wild

Dr. Bernd Wild is originally a graduate physicist. After completing his studies, he worked for several years at a computer science …

Board member


Carsten Heiermann

Carsten Heiermann is CEO of Foxit Europe’s organization. Since 1995, Carsten has been founder and CEO of the LuraTech group acquired by Foxit …

Board member


Francois Fernandes

François Fernandès is a Document Technology Evangelist at levigo solutions gmbh and advises company’s customers on products, solutions and technologies in …

Board member

Leonard Rosenthol

Leonard Rosenthol

Leonard Rosenthol is the Senior Principal Architect for PDF & the Document Cloud at Adobe, having been involved with PDF …

Board member


Catherine Andersz

Catherine Andersz is the Co-Founder and CEO of PDFTron Systems Inc. Catherine is responsible for driving PDFTron’s strategy, and is passionate …

Board member

Boris Doubrov

Boris Doubrov

Boris Doubrov is CEO of Dual Lab, the company specializing in product development services in the areas of Computer Graphics, …

Board member

Peter Wyatt

Peter Wyatt

Peter Wyatt is an independent technology consultant and developer/researcher who has been actively working on PDF technologies for more than …

Board member


Alaine Behler

Alaine Behler is the Senior Manager of Global Marketing for iText.  She is passionate about making technology understandable to business users …

Board member


Justin Durkan

Justin Durkan is currently the Director of Desktop Engineering with Nitro. Justin has been a software developer for over 30 years. He was …

STAFF


Duff Johnson Executive Director

Duff is ISO Project co-Leader for ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and Project Leader for ISO 14289 (PDF/UA). He also …




Thomas Zellmann Managing Director

Thomas Zellmann has been working in electronic data processing (EDP) for more than 30 years and has extensive experience with …




Matthias Wagner Operations Manager

Matthias obtained his degree in computer science in 1985 and possess comprehensive IT knowledge and experience dealing with the use of …




Nicole Gauger PR-Europe

Nicole Gauger is the managing partner of good news!, a communications agency based in Stockelsdorf near Lübeck, Germany. Communications and …




Alexandra Oettler Editor

Alexandra Oettler has worked for years as a freelance journalist in the areas of software, print and media. Her work is …



STAFF

Executive Director

Duff Johnson

Duff Johnson

Duff is ISO Project co-Leader for ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and Project Leader for ISO 14289 (PDF/UA). He also …

Managing Director

Thomas Zellmann

Thomas Zellmann

Thomas Zellmann has been working in electronic data processing (EDP) for more than 30 years and has extensive experience with …

Operations Manager


Matthias Wagner

Matthias obtained his degree in computer science in 1985 and possess comprehensive IT knowledge and experience dealing with the use of …

PR-Europe


Nicole Gauger

Nicole Gauger is the managing partner of good news!, a communications agency based in Stockelsdorf near Lübeck, Germany. Communications and …

Editor


Alexandra Oettler

Alexandra Oettler has worked for years as a freelance journalist in the areas of software, print and media. Her work is …

PAST BOARD MEMBERS

Thomas Zellmann
Stewart Rogers
Thomas Merz
Scott Mackey
Michael Karbe
Duff Johnson
Hans-Joachim Hübner
Andrew Holmes
Johannes Hesel
Harald Grumser
Peter Duff
Olaf Drümmer
Nora Calvillo
Hans Bärfuss

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