NAME: aeva black
AGE: about 40
HAIR COLOR: changes frequently
EYE COLOR: changes infrequently
LOCATION: seattle, wa
Aeva Black is CISA’s Open Source Security Lead. In their previous role, Aeva led open source security strategy in Microsoft Azure’s Office of the CTO, held the Vice Chair role on the OpenSSF’s Technical Advisory Committee, and served on the board of the Open Source Initiative. Throughout the past twenty years, they have held leading roles in several large open source projects, led development teams at HP, IBM, and at a couple startups, and been a regular speaker at global open source conferences. Aeva is also an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and a regular volunteer at community organizations around Seattle, where they have lived since 2012.