Mobile Technologies Leader - OSSI Industry Advisory Board
Chief Innovation Officer, Open Source Software Institute
AJ Jaghori serves as the Chief Innovation Officer for the Open Source Software Institute. His prior posting was as the CTO of Mobile Technologies at L-3 Communications STRATIS where he built enterprise mobility products for the government. He serves as Executive Council on the Board of Directors at The Open Source Software Institute and is a Mentor at Google (Summer of Code). Previously, Mr. Jaghori founded Cambridge, MA based startup The Social Genome Project, GenSomatic (D.C.), and IPcerts (San Francisco). He has also served in leadership roles at Verizon, Google, and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Jaghori had a 3 year tenure as a Technical Instructor at the Cisco Networking Academy. He was involved in early stage development of the Android mobile operating system and has led the development of more than 50 Mobile "Apps" to date. He is a frequent keynote speaker in mobile, social media, and data networking forums. He is also an active figure in the bi-coastal startup communities and a member of the U.S Coast Guard Auxiliary. Mr. Jaghori has received numerous technology accolades and continues to surge as an elite technologist. In July 2011, Computer World Magazine called him a "new hero" and said that his "transformational" social media application, iLiger, "may very well create the next social wave. AJ lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and son.