James Tillman
Director of Product Development, Elections by the People Foundation, Inc.


James Tillman has been developing software for State and Local governments for 15 years, and has been active in Open Source development for more than a decade. An early participant on SourceForge.com, he served as a coordinator for the now-defunct Java and Perl “foundries” in its formative years, and contributed to many Open Source projects, such as LWP and Ht://dig. He has led and participated on multiple software development teams which have designed and developed enterprise-level solutions for mission-critical systems, including a Java-based authentication and authorization library utilized by Law Enforcement. Over the years, James has been active in the Tallahassee/Leon County regional technology community, and is currently Chair-Elect of Tallahassee Technology Association (“TalTech”), a regional technology advocacy group that works with technology businesses and State & Local government agencies. From 2003 to 2008, James was President and CEO of a multi-million dollar, Fortune 5000 software development company which provided software and database development resources to Federal, State, and Local governments, specializing in Environmental Protection, Health Care, and Law Enforcement support. James now serves as the Director of Product Development for Elections By the People Foundation, Inc.


Emerging Topics, People, Security
Location: Meeting Room B2
James Tillman (Elections by the People Foundation, Inc.), Richard Benham (Elections by the People Foundation, Inc.)
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Over the last few years, developments in the use of Open Source for creating efficient, verifiable, and trustworthy voting systems present viable approaches to solving technical problems in elections systems. The next wave of development will build on these recent achievements in the field by integrating them into the real, often messy, world of election administration and law. Read more.
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  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • SourceForge.net
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Facebook
  • Gear6
  • Kaltura
  • Liferay
  • MindTouch
  • MySpace.com
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Symbian Foundation
  • Twilio
  • WSO2
  • Yabarana Corporation

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