Jeff McAffer

Jeff McAffer

Director of the Open Source Programs Office at Microsoft, where he and the team are helping to drive the company’s transition to an “open source engagement first” model. He was one of the founders of the Eclipse open source project where he was an active community leader, core contributor, book author, and frequent conference speaker.

#Hacktoberfest 2018: Thank you!

It feels like we just announced our participation, but Hacktoberfest 2018 has officially come to a close. On behalf of my team and everyone at Microsoft, we thank each and every one of you for your…


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Join OSI and Microsoft in the new ClearlyDefined project

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) today announced its incubator project, ClearlyDefined. ClearlyDefined is focused on crowd-sourcing critical licensing and security data for open source projects. Why…


Microsoft joins the Open Source Initiative

We are pleased to announce that Microsoft has joined the Open Source Initiative (OSI) as a Premium sponsor. OSI is a global non-profit dedicated to promoting and protecting open source software…


Node.js and Azure is a winning combination for Microsoft's Open Source Programs Office

Post by Jeff McAffer and Jeff Wilcox  Thousands of Microsoft engineers use, contribute to, and release open source projects every day across every platform, from the cloud to client operating…