Mojaloop Foundation Organizational  Structure


The Mojaloop Foundation’s appointed Board of Directors, Officers, and Technical Governing Board provides the strategic vision, funding, and technical guidance to ensure the long-term health and growth of the Mojaloop open source software and development community.

While the Board of Directors oversees corporate affairs, the Technical Governing Board will oversee the organization’s work program, including participation in software decisions and authorization of code maintainers, consistent with the Mojaloop Foundation’s charitable and educational purpose.

Board Responsibilities:

  • Focused on the statutory functions of corporate governance and adherence to the core mission
  • Comprised of one representative appointed by each Sponsor member of the organization
  • Duty of ensuring that the activities of the organization continuously align with and fulfill the stated mission
  • Monitor the regulatory landscape relative to the work of Mojaloop
  • Oversee efforts that elevate education and awareness in support of the organization’s mission
  • Meet via conference call once per month, face-to-face sessions 1-2 times per year
  • Supported by staff for meeting scheduling, agendas, materials, minutes, and other operational activities

Technical Governing Board Responsibilities

  • Comprised of a broader set of member representatives than the Board of Directors, the Technical Governing Board  will plan and oversee all of the technical work conducted within the organization
  • Ensure diversity of perspectives and approaches regarding the technical work at hand
  • Empowered to make all decisions regarding technical direction, and approve technical program activities that fall within the scope of the mission, such as code release decisions, standards document approvals, and authorization of code maintainers
  • Meet via conference call once per month, face-to-face sessions at convenings four times per year
  • Supported by staff for meeting scheduling, agendas, materials, minutes, and other operational activities

Responsibilities of Executive Director

  • Directs the day-to-day activity of the Foundation
  • Facilitates the Board of Directors and Technical Governing Board
  • Drives the recruitment of sponsors and members
  • Evangelizes the organization and its work
  • Manages the performance of staff and resources

Responsibilities of Community Manager

  • Grow and support the community (maintainers)
  • Implementation of support
  • Promote the technology
  • Connect with developers throughout the ecosystem
  • Support Technical Advisory Board work

Responsibilities of Release Management and DevOps

  • Manage the agile development process
  • Drive release schedules for all deliverables
  • Contribute to the overall technical strategy
  • Support Technical Advisory Board Work

Responsibilities of Design Authority

  • Ensure a uniform Architecture
  • Create a channel for bringing ideas to Design and Verification
  • Define Technical Strategies
  • Verify Architectural Standards
  • Drive Design Methodologies

Responsibilities of Marketing Steering Group

  • Ensure clear and strong alignment between the overall Mojaloop
  • Foundation goals and strategy and marketing/communications deliverables and plans
  • Enable Member companies to provide input on the direction of the strategic marketing communications of the Foundation
  • Tap into the technical, business and market knowledge of the Community to provide direction and content opportunities to staff
  • Engage and leverage the collective wisdom of the Community

Responsibilities of Community Council

  • Foster a strong and diverse Mojaloop community by aiming to engage the global payments community and grow membership.
  • Acts as the voice of the Community; its responsibilities encompass the development and implementation of strategic targets for the Community, and the resolution of potential conflicts.
  • Ensure strong governance and operating procedures in the council as well as the Community more broadly.
  • Track and communicate community metrics