Linux Foundation has announced the Keynotes for LinuxCon

LinuxCon the Linux Foundations Linux conference will be held in Boston August 10th - 12th.  They have announced the who will be keynoting for them.  The names include the founding director of the Software Freedom Law Center, Eben Moglen.  Stormy Peters, he is the executive Director of the Gnome Foundation.  The most interesting presentation in the list though is Jeffery Hammond, Principal Analyst for Forester Research.  He will be presenting recent data that shows increased developer adoption to open source platforms, frameworks and development processes, as well as greater awareness of IT Management about the benifits of mixed source development models.

Check out the article on linuxjournal.com and the actual press release at the linuxfoundation.org website.

Brian Wagner

Brian started working with *nix in while a student at Kent State University in the early 90's. In 1995, as an E-Mail Administrator for Caliber Technology (now part of Fedex) he was tasked with administering Sendmail on both Slackware Linux and Solaris Systems. His first home install of Linux was MkLinux DR1 in 1996 on his 60 Mhz PowerMac. Since then Brian has been working and consulting on Linux and it's uses in the Enterprise to support everything from E-Mail, Firewalls, Web and File serving to custom cluster solutions and grid solutions. Brian has had the opportunity to work in both Fortune 500 companies and small 2 person organizations. This has given him the unique insight into the differences every size business faces.