Developers Alliance Elects New Board of Director’s Chair and Vice-Chair

Scott Burnell of Ford and Dave Swartz of MEDL Mobile to assume roles.

Washington D.C., August 14th, 2019 — The Developers Alliance announced today the election of a new Chair and Vice-Chair to its Board of Directors. Scott Burnell, Global Lead, Business Development & Partner Management of Ford will be the organization’s new board chair. Dave Swartz, President of MEDL Mobile will assume the role of Vice-Chair. Previously Board of Directors members, Mr. Burnell’s and Mr. Swartz’s tenures in their new roles began upon their election.

“Developers couldn’t ask for better ambassadors than Scott and Dave,” said Bruce Gustafson, President, and CEO of the Developers Alliance. "It’s a crucial time for the developer community on so many fronts, with the tech sector so deeply engaged on issues like privacy, competition, copyright, and AI. We’re delighted to have two such exceptional executives helping to guide our advocacy work."

Additionally, the Developers Alliance extended its gratitude and thanks to outgoing Board Chair Roger Chandler of Intel for providing the organization with years of expertise and leadership.

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