Management Team

We are a small and nimble team that enables collaboration and innovation among our users, volunteers, and partners across our global community.

Craig Chelius

Craig Chelius

Executive Director

Craig presides over the Mifos Initiative, ensuring the organization runs smoothly and leads the way in working with new strategic partners and funders to grow our initiative.

Edward Cable

Edward Cable

Director of Community Programs

Ed oversees the initiative with Craig and guides the day to day operations of the community. He champions our vision to new members worldwide and ensures our users, partners, and contributors can effectively collaborate.

Markus Geiss

Markus Geiss

Chief Architect

As Chief Architect, Markus oversees our core development team and is at the helm of the design and architecture of the Mifos X platform and financial service engine.

Dayna Harp

Dayna Harp

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Dayna heads up strategic initiatives and partnerships to scale the Mifos Initiative. Her focus is on broadening support for global financial cooperatives, utilizing her extensive leadership experience from the credit union sector.

Board of Directors

Our board gives us the foresight and discipline to envision the future while keeping pace with current technology trends faced by the financial inclusion sector.

Paul Maritz

Paul Maritz

Chairman of the Board

Paul has been the lead funder of the Mifos project since its inception. Currently CEO of Pivotal, Paul combines his executive leadership in scaling global platforms and his passion for financial inclusion to guide our initiative in building innovative and transformative technology solutions.

Zaheda Bhorat

Zaheda Bhorat

Director

Zaheda offers us up her experience in the growth and business development of open source communities to help us develop our ecosystem, recruit more volunteers, and grow our collaboration.

James Dailey

James Dailey

Director

James, the original founder behind the Mifos project, provides a critical and discerning viewpoint and strategic insight from his well-rounded expertise in financial inclusion, ICT4D, MIS, and non-profit management.

Suresh Krishna

Suresh Krishna

Director

As managing director of Grameen Financial Services Private Ltd (Grameen Koota), Suresh keep us closely in tune with client needs to stay at the forefront of technology for financial inclusion.

Dave Neary

Dave Neary

Director

Dave is one of the world’s experts on growing open communities and helps us grow our technical community through his wisdom and experience in community dynamics, open source licensing, governance, and more

Craig Chelius

Craig Chelius

Director
Edward Cable

Edward Cable

Director

Advisors

Mifos intersects many sectors – financial inclusion, open source technology, ICT4D. We are lucky to call upon the visionary thinking, critical insight, industry expertise of a team of business and technical advisors who help us stay at the forefront of them all.

Steve Thomson

Steve Thomson

Financial Services Advisor
Bryan Barnett

Bryan Barnett

Business Advisor
Brian Behlendorf

Brian Behlendorf

Technical Advisor

Interested in becoming an advisor? We’d love to have you join us in fighting poverty through technology-enabled financial inclusion!