Lingnu was founded in 2003 by Shachar Shemesh, one of the leaders of the Israeli open source community. Prior to founding Lingnu, Shachar headed the security focus team at Check Point Software Technologies, one of the world leaders in firewall technologies. Shachar is also a founding member and a board member of Hamakor - an Israeli non-profit organization promoting Free Software.

The company provides know-how in core development, as well as bridging the gap between the corporate world and the decentralized open source community environment. Our wide expertise can provide the reliability and stability of payed support in a world that is based on a volunteering community.