Meet Denelle Dixon -
Denelle Dixon

Denelle Dixon

Executive Director and CEO Stellar Development Foundation


Denelle Dixon leads the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit organization building, sustaining and growing the Internet for payments using blockchain technology. At SDF they build the Stellar Network with the awesome mission of "global financial inclusion". She works with an amazing team that is inspired by the mission, excited to build the technology and poised to make it all come together and achieve real and impactful solutions.

Prior to her current role, she was the Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary at Mozilla Corporation. During her time at Mozilla, she spearheaded Mozilla’s legal, policy, business, revenue and operations in defense of an open, transparent and commercially sustainable Web. Denelle has been a vocal advocate for net neutrality, encryption, the disclosure of vulnerabilities by governments and greater user choice and control.

Before joining Mozilla full-time in 2012, she was an external advisor for the organization. Her past experiences also include working at private equity firm Terra Firma on brand issues and risk assessment and managing Yahoo!’s legal team advising on products, human rights, antitrust and litigation issues.

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