How will the Linux and Open Source further technology for the next 20 years.
It’s been over twenty years since Linux birth and it grown up to become the most successful collaborative endeavor of all time. Linus’ little project now cumulatively powers more servers, mobile phones and other embedded systems than any other operating system. Linux runs our economy and touches the lives of literally every single human being on the planet in one way, shape or form. Time Magazine named Linux Torvalds the 17th most influential man of the century 20th century. No longer do we have to defend the viability of Linux it’s been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt. So where do we go from here? We’ll explore how the Linux and open source community can build upon their success for the betterment of technology and the world around them.
Senior Director, Open Source Solutions, Citrix Systems Inc.
I am the Senior Director, Cloud Computing Community at Citrix. I am responsible for the open source CloudStack cloud platform (www.cloudstack.org) and Xen.org virtualization communities. However I am really an open source guy who loves systems management and committed to trying to make systems management tools more open and "not suck".