As a Member-based Consortium, W3C is always looking for new organizations to join and bring their unique use cases and perspective to our efforts. The Business Development team is missioned to identify potential Members, often by working with the other parts of the W3C Team, and to bring those organizations in as Members or Business Group Participants.
The function is responsible for working with our network of Evangelists who are individuals that have relationships with organizations that could be W3C Members in their industry or geography.
The Business Development team also works closely with the W3C Industry and Communications teams to identify key external events that we should engage with as either Sponsors, Presenters or Attendees. The primary goal of these events, from a Business Development perspective, is to promote the work of W3C and identify organizations that may want to join the Consortium.