Technical Lead – Koha Team Wellington & Wairarapa, New Zealand Chris Cormack is the original developer of Koha, the first free library automation software. He worked for Katipo Communications Ltd. during the construction of the original release of Koha. He also played a commendable role in the Koha community, holding many key elected positions over the years and often speaking and training at various conferences and workshops globally. As a Technical Lead of Koha (Wellington and Wairarapa, New Zealand), Chris is undoubtedly responsible for making Koha one of the leading library automation software in the world. Open Interview brings you Chris Cormack’s interview with Gopakumar V. The objective of this interview was to understand the trends, issues and challenges of Koha in the perspectives of developers and library and information professionals.