Luis Villa

Advisory Board Member

Luis Villa

Luis Villa is the co-founder and general counsel of Tidelift, a startup devoted to making open source work better for everyone by paying developers and supporting businesses. Before Tidelift, he has worked in open source since the late 90s, first in QA and engineering management, and then as an attorney.

As an attorney, he has worked at the Wikimedia Foundation, Greenberg Traurig (where he represented a variety of clients including Google), and Mozilla (where he led the drafting of Mozilla Public License 2.0).