Malvika Rao is the founder of Incentives Research. She has a PhD from the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University, specializing in incentives design in systems that exhibit both computational and economic characteristics. Her dissertation research focused on the design and analysis of software economies. She is the recipient of several fellowships, and a best paper award.
Malvika's recent papers include "Incentivizing Deep Fixes in Software Economies", Accepted to IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 2018, and "A Trading Market to Incentivize Secure Software", The 17th Annual Workshop on the Economics of Information Security (WEIS), 2018.
Don Marti is an advisor at Incentives Research. He is an open source strategist at Mozilla, and the former editor of Linux Journal. Don has worked in software development, technical marketing, and media, and has served as president and vice president of the Silicon Valley Linux Users Group.
Georg Link works as an applied scientist. Currently he is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His research advances our knowledge in corporate engagement with open source projects. Georg's focus is to inform this relationship through research into open source project health and new market mechanisms.