Ward Vandewege, MSc is a systems architect, operations guy and troubleshooter. At the Personal Genomes Project Ward wrote a large part of Tapestry, the software that participants use to interact with the project. At the Church lab Ward is responsible for the installation, configuration and operation of several clusters totalling one hundred physical servers, most of which are virtualized. As CTO at the Free Software Foundation, Ward leads the sysadmin team and is responsible for the technical infrastructure. This includes architecture, deployment and operations for several high-profile online services, and the more than one hundred virtualized servers the Foundation runs.