Management Team


Francis Dinha OpenVPN Co-Founder & CEOFrancis Dinha, Co-Founder & CEO

Francis Dinha has been key in orchestrating growth at OpenVPN Technologies, by building a viable business model to assure the Company's continued success. Before he founded OpenVPN Technologies, Inc., he was the CEO at Iraq Development and Investment projects where he played a principal role in architecting a joint venture to win the mobile communication license in Iraq and syndicated $50 million in equity and debt financing from various entities. He was also the founder and CTO of PacketStream, Inc. where he secured more than $5 million in equity financing. Francis Dinha has a master of science in computer engineering from the University of Linkoping in Sweden.


James Yonan, Co-Founder & CTOJames Yonan, Co-Founder & CTO

James Yonan founded the OpenVPN project in 2002, and has since then established OpenVPN as an award-winning offering in the Open Source security space. Prior to founding the OpenVPN project, he played a key role at Northfield Trading LP as the architect of TSE, a platform for rigorously evaluating the statistical fitness of financial trading models. James Yonan was a lead developer at Mark Williams Company, an early pioneer in the effort to create C language and Unix tools for the original IBM PC. James Yonan studied Mathematics and Computer Science at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.