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Capital One Joins OpenJS Foundation

By September 8, 2022September 12th, 2022Announcement, Blog

As a highly-regulated and tech-forward company, Capital One has released more than 25 solutions and made more than 1,500 contributions to 135 different open source projects

SAN FRANCISCO – September 8, 2022 – The OpenJS Foundation, providing vendor-neutral support for sustained growth within the open source JavaScript community, is announcing today that Capital One© has joined as a new silver member. The OpenJS Foundation is home for critical open source JavaScript projects including Appium, Dojo, Jest, jQuery, Node.js, webpack, and more.

“JavaScript is a key technology tool in financial services, and we are excited to work with Capital One as our newest OpenJS Foundation member. We look forward to their leadership in contributing to JavaScript and FinTech, benefiting their customers worldwide and the broader open source community,” said Robin Ginn, OpenJS Foundation Executive Director, “Capital One has been a great collaborator in open source and we welcome the continued technical expertise in helping to move JavaScript and Node.js development forward.”

As a part of its 10-year technology transformation, Capital One made an open source-first commitment to software development and established an Open Source Program Office in 2015. Today, the company relies on the JavaScript/Node.js ecosystem for a significant portion of its software development and delivery for both internal and external facing systems. In an effort to give back to the open source community, Capital One has released more than 25 solutions and made more than 1,500 contributions to approximately 135 different open-source projects.

“Capital One has been utilizing JavaScript and Node.js for years to increase our speed and agility in delivering breakthrough products and experiences for our customers,” said Franz Zemen, VP, Software Engineering at Capital One. “We are proud to join the OpenJS Foundation and collaborate with its members to give back to the open source community by supporting and maintaining the open source software that we all need.”

“Capital One has been a long time proponent of open source technology in financial services,” said Todd Moore, OpenJS Foundation Board Chairperson. “By creating a neutral home for the JavaScript ecosystem, the OpenJS Foundation’s goal is to drive broad adoption and ongoing development of key JavaScript solutions. We know that welcoming Capital One as an OpenJS Foundation member will help build open source tools in FinTech and strengthen the overall JavaScript community.”

With a mission to help support the sustainable growth of JavaScript by operating as a neutral organization that hosts projects and funds activities, the OpenJS Foundation invites all companies that depend on JavaScript to join as members. If you are an individual and want to get involved, please check out JavaScriptLandia.

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About OpenJS Foundation

The OpenJS Foundation is committed to supporting the healthy growth of the JavaScript ecosystem and web technologies by providing a neutral organization to host and sustain projects, as well as collaboratively fund activities for the benefit of the community at large. The OpenJS Foundation is made up of 35 open source JavaScript projects including Appium, Dojo, jQuery, Node.js, and webpack and is supported by 30 corporate and end-user members, including GoDaddy, Google, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Microsoft and Netflix. These members recognize the interconnected nature of the JavaScript ecosystem and the importance of providing a central home for projects which represent significant shared value. 

About Capital One

Capital One Financial Corporation ( is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., had $307.9 billion in deposits and $440.3 billion in total assets as of June 30, 2022. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has branches located primarily in New York, Louisiana, Texas, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “COF” and is included in the S&P 100 index. Visit Capital One About for more information.  

About Linux Foundation

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