American Express Joins OpenJS Foundation

By September 15, 2021Announcement, Blog

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SAN FRANCISCO – September 15, 2021 – The OpenJS Foundation, providing vendor-neutral support for sustained growth within the open source JavaScript community, is announcing today that American Express has joined as a new member. 

As a globally integrated payments company, American Express understands the key role developers play in building next-generation financial service applications and tools. The Amex for Developers portal shares Amex APIs and provides developers with best practice guidelines, documentation and support. Many American Express engineers contribute to OpenJS Foundation projects, and Amex is committed to backing the broader engineering community through open source.

“Open source ignites innovation,” said Brian Moseley, Vice President of Developer Experience at American Express. “We are dedicated to sustaining and supporting critical open source projects that underpin the JavaScript ecosystem. Joining the OpenJS Foundation is a natural next step to deepen that commitment and help us continue to back engineers and developers.”

“American Express is a major proponent of the use of open source, building the next generation of financial services tools and services,” said Robin Ginn, OpenJS Foundation Executive Director. “Fintech is evolving at lightning speed, and American Express is providing a key leadership role. American Express is committed to improving the infrastructure that supports open source and we are excited to work together on the next phase of JavaScript growth and development.” 

“JavaScript continues to be a core piece of many companies’ success, and the community thanks you American Express for your generous support. The OpenJS Foundation is positioned well to pursue its mission of driving broad adoption and ongoing development of key JavaScript solutions and related technologies,” said Todd Moore, OpenJS Foundation Board Chairperson. “We welcome American Express as an OpenJS Foundation member and look forward to continued collaboration.”

With a mission to help support the sustainable growth of JavaScript by operating as a neutral organization that hosts projects and funds activities, the OpenJS Foundation invites all companies that depend on JavaScript to join as members. Recently announced JavaScriptlandia provides a way for individuals to join as members as well. Click here to learn more and become a member today!

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About OpenJS Foundation

The OpenJS Foundation is committed to supporting the healthy growth of the JavaScript ecosystem and web technologies by providing a neutral organization to host and sustain projects, as well as collaboratively fund activities for the benefit of the community at large. The OpenJS Foundation is made up of 35 open source JavaScript projects including Appium, Dojo, jQuery, Node.js, and webpack and is supported by 30 corporate and end-user members, including GoDaddy, Google, IBM, Intel, Joyent, and Microsoft. These members recognize the interconnected nature of the JavaScript ecosystem and the importance of providing a central home for projects which represent significant shared value. 

About American Express
American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at americanexpress.com and connect with us on facebook.com/americanexpressinstagram.com/americanexpresslinkedin.com/company/american-expresstwitter.com/americanexpress, and youtube.com/americanexpress.


About Linux Foundation

Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 1000 members and is the world’s leading home for collaboration on open source software, open standards, and open hardware. Linux Foundation projects like Linux, Kubernetes, Node.js and more are considered critical to the development of the world’s most important infrastructure. Its development methodology leverages established best practices and addresses the needs of contributors, users and solution providers to create sustainable models for open collaboration. For more information, please visit their website.