Trishan R. de Lanerolle is the co-founder and Director for the Humanitarian FOSS Project (www.hfoss.org), at Trinity College in Hartford Connecticut. Mr. de Lanerolle has led the development and deployment of several open source software applications for disaster management and humanitarian response, including a web-based coordination tool for a social service organization in New York City to a mobile application, utilized by an International NGO, to manage a food distribution program in Rural Haiti. He is a founding member of the Sahana Software Foundation and community development committee member. He has published and co-authored papers on topics from Computer Science education to FOSS disaster management applications for several international conferences and journals. He has a BS in Computer Science from Trinity College, and a MS in Management of Innovation and Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).