blog: Don Marti


Don Marti bio

Don Marti is VP of Ecosystem Innovation at CafeMedia, and a former strategist at Mozilla and former editor of Linux Journal. He works on web ecosystem and business issues including collaborative research on the impact of advances in consent management and tracking protection technology. He led the development of an experimental authorized agent service to implement user privacy preferences for Consumer Reports.

Don has written for Linux Weekly News and other publications, and co-authored a paper on the economics of software quality for the Journal of Cybersecurity. He has been a speaker on user data, targeting, and signaling effects in advertising at events including Ogilvy Nudgestock and the MSIX conference. Don serves on the Advisory Committee of the World Wide Web Consortium and on the board of the Linux Foundation’s CHAOSS project.


I have accepted Google funding in the past. Google was one of the sponsors of FreedomHEC USA. Sponsorships covered all travel and accomodations costs for speakers.

I am a former employee of and current stockholder in ScyllaDB, which is a really fast NoSQL database.

I have accepted a sponsorship payment for a blog post on Earthly.