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 …



Peter Wyatt
Peter Wyatt Board member

Peter Wyatt is an independent technology consultant with deep file format and parsing expertise, who is a developer and researcher …



Patrick Gallot
Patrick Gallot Board member

Patrick Gallot, has been working with software developers and PDFs since 2000. At Datalogics, he is the lead technical support …




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 …




Carsten Heiermann Board member

Carsten Heiermann is global President of Foxit’s Enterprise Automation Business Unit. Since 1995, Carsten has been founder and CEO of the LuraTech group …




Alaine Behler Board member

Alaine Behler is the Senior Brand Manager for iText.  She is passionate about making technology understandable to business users and …




Leonard Rosenthol Board member

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




Francois Fernandes Board member

François Fernandès is a Senior Solution Architect Digital Frontiers.



Boris Doubrov
Boris Doubrov Board member

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




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 …




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 …




Elodie Tellier Board member

Elodie Tellier studied Classics and Historical Linguistics when she joined ORPALIS in 2010 after a Master and a teaching degree …



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 global President of Foxit’s Enterprise Automation Business Unit. Since 1995, Carsten has been founder and CEO of the LuraTech group …

Board member


Francois Fernandes

François Fernandès is a Senior Solution Architect Digital Frontiers.

Board member


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 with deep file format and parsing expertise, who is a developer and researcher …

Board member


Alaine Behler

Alaine Behler is the Senior Brand Manager for iText.  She is passionate about making technology understandable to business users and …

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 …

Board member

Patrick Gallot

Patrick Gallot

Patrick Gallot, has been working with software developers and PDFs since 2000. At Datalogics, he is the lead technical support …

Board member


Elodie Tellier

Elodie Tellier studied Classics and Historical Linguistics when she joined ORPALIS in 2010 after a Master and a teaching degree …

STAFF

Duff Johnson
Duff Johnson Chief Executive Officer

Duff serves the PDF industry as ISO Project co-Leader and US TAG chair for both ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and …




Matthias Wagner Operations Director

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



Thomas Zellmann
Thomas Zellmann PDF Evangelist

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



Betsy Fanning
Betsy Fanning Director of Standards

Betsy Fanning is a consultant to the PDF Association, Inc. leading its standards program efforts. In this capacity, she is …




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

Chief Executive Officer

Duff Johnson

Duff Johnson

Duff serves the PDF industry as ISO Project co-Leader and US TAG chair for both ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and …

Operations Director


Matthias Wagner

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

PDF Evangelist

Thomas Zellmann

Thomas Zellmann

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

Director of Standards

Betsy Fanning

Betsy Fanning

Betsy Fanning is a consultant to the PDF Association, Inc. leading its standards program efforts. In this capacity, she is …

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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