Who's Who


Jon maddog Hall, Executive Director

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Address: 80 Amherst St., Amherst, N.H. 03031-3032, U.S.A.
Phone: +1 603 673 7875
Fax: +1 603 881 6059
EMail: maddog@zk3.dec.com
Employer: *Digital Equipment Corporation
Description: Jon Hall has been in the computer industry for over a quarter century, 17 years of that with UNIX. He has been a software engineer, systems administrator, product manager, marketing manager and professional educator. Currently working for Digital Equipment Corporation in the Digital UNIX Marketing group, he previously worked for Bell Laboratories. Before that he was Department Head of Computer Science at Hartford State Technical College, where his students lovingly (he hopes) gave him the nickname maddog. maddog (as he prefers to be called) has an MS in Computer Science from RPI (1977) and a BS in Commerce and Engineering from Drexel University (1973).

Martin Michlmayr, Public Relations Manager

Address: PradlerPlatz 6, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria.
EMail: tbm@cyrius.com
Url: *http://www.cyrius.com/tbm
Description: Martin Michlmayr used to be a volunteer for the *GNUstep project from mid-1994 through the end of 1995. By creating and maintaining an extensive set of answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about GNUstep and the primary web site for the project, he was able to attract lots of interested parties to *Free Software Foundation's effort to implement the *OPENSTEP standard by *NeXT Software, Inc.

In March of the year 1996, Michlmayr joined Linux International to help with promotional and public relation activities.

Michael K. Johnson, Secretary/Treasurer of LIDGF

Address: 3203 Yorktown Ave, Suite 123, Durham, NC 27713, U.S.A.
Phone: +1 919 572 6500
Fax: +1 919 572 6726
Employer: Red Hat Software, Inc.
EMail: Michael.K.Johnson@li.org
Url: *http://www.redhat.com/~johnsonm/
Description: Michael K. Johnson has been working with Linux since it was first released to the public, and is happily employed by Red Hat Software, as a core developer of the Red Hat Linux distribution. Michael co-founded the Linux Documentation Project and is the author/editor of the *Linux Kernel Hackers' Guide. For over two years, he edited Linux Journal, the first magazine dedicated to Linux, and continues to work on Linux documentation issues.

Patrick D'Cruze, Secretary/Treasurer

EMail: pdcruze@mail.li.org

Alan Fedder, Executive Director Emeritus

EMail: afedder@mcsp.com

Board of Directors

Mark Bolzern

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Address: PO Box 460190 Aurora, CO 80046-0190, U.S.A.
Phone: +1 303 699 7470
Fax: +1 303 699 2793
EMail: mark@wgs.com
Employer: *WorkGroup Solutions, Inc.
Url: *http://www.wgs.com/mark.html
Description: Mark Bolzern, President and Founder of *WorkGroup Solutions, Inc (WGS) is a board member of Linux International, a non-profit organization dedicated to the development and promotion of Linux. He is the founder of *Colorado Linux Users and Enthusiasts (CLUE), and is extremely active within the Linux community. Mark is also the founder of the *Linux Shopping Mall.

Mark's history with Unix, and the Internet go back to the very beginnings of each, and Mark was influential in both becoming what they now are.

Mark regularly appears as a guest speaker and sometimes as the organizer of Linux gatherings, including user groups, tradeshows and other events. Mark is dedicated to the emergence of Linux as a viable alternative to the MS-Windows and OS/2 operating systems.

Bob Young

EMail: bob@redhat.com
Employer: Red Hat Software, Inc.

Thomas Röll

EMail: roell@xinside.com
Employer: *Xi Graphics

Ransom Love

EMail: ransom.love@caldera.com
Employer: *Caldera, Inc.

Jon Hall

EMail: maddog@zk3.dec.com
Employer: *Digital Equipment Corporation

Adam Richter

EMail: adam@yggdrasil.com
Employer: *Yggdrasil Computing, Inc.

Garry Paxinos

EMail: pax@metrolink.com
Employer: *Metrolink

Gilles Desjardins

Address: 84 William Paul St., Nun's Island, Montreal, QC H3E 1R6, Canada
Phone: (514) 943-3749
Fax: (514) 642-6480
Employer: *Just Logic Technologies

Madison Cloutier

EMail: madison@twr.com
Employer: *Tower Technology Corporation

Phil Hughes

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Address: P.O. Box 55549, Seattle, WA 98155-0549, U.S.A.
Phone: +1 206 783 7733
Fax: +1 206 782 7191
EMail: phil@ssc.com
Employer: Specialized Systems Consultants (SSC)
Url: *http://www.ssc.com/ssc/Employees/phil.html
Description: Phil has been working with computers since 1968, much of that time as a systems programmer. In 1983 he turned Specialized Systems Consultants, Inc. into a company that has specialized in the Unix operating system, offering consulting and training as well as their series of well-known publications. In 1993, Phil added Linux to SSC's products and he is now publisher of Linux Journal. He has a BA in Mathematics from California State University, Long Beach (1968) with graduate work in Computer Science.

Tom Lang

EMail: lang@ishmail.com
Employer: *H&L Software, Inc.

M. Siyami Kahyaoglu

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Phone: +90 212 2744357
Fax: +90 212 2671002
EMail: siyam@ibm.net
Employer: Sebit Ltd.
Description: Siyami has been working with computer since 1974 at the beginning as a systems programmer, system analyst and field engineer, after 1980 as a salesman and manager, mostly in unix market. In 1990 he build up the company Sebit as a specialized systems integrator at Unix market. He has a BS degree in Electrics and Electronics from Middle East Technical University-Ankara.

Fred Murphy

Address: 203 E. Main St. Suite 291, Tomball, TX 77375, U.S.A.
Phone: +1 281 357 2104
Fax: +1 281 357 2165
EMail: fmurphy@tech-x.com
Employer: Tech-X Consulting, Inc.

Technical Board

Alan Cox

EMail: alan@cymru.net

David Bonn

EMail: david@mazama.com

Michael K. Johnson

Ted Ts'o

Address: 1 Amherst St., Cambridge, MA 02139, U.S.A.
Phone: (617) 253-8091
EMail: tytso@MIT.EDU

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