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Inveneo, a San Francisco 501c3 non-profit, creates and deploys sustainable communications and computing technology for delivery of vital services-
education, healthcare, economic development-in remote and rural areas in the developing world.
Our systems are deployed in remote areas 10s of thousands of miles from our San Francisco offices. Local technicians are often hours or days away from project sites. And users are generally new to computers and unfamiliar with common administrative tasks.
Where we work, traditional desktop operating systems, ranging from Windows to Ubuntu, fail.To meet the specific needs of remote rural deployments, Inveneo has developed Inveneo Desktop Linux (IDL). A desktop distribution based on Xubuntu, IDL is designed for:
Jeff has spent nearly 20 years as a silicon valley entrepreneur working in large organizations and small as engineer, user-interface designer, product designer, architect, president and founder.
2 years ago, he made the transition to the non-profit world becoming Inveneo’s CTO. In that time he has been responsible for software projects including Ubuntu-based Inveneo Desktop Linux. He has participated in field projects in Uganda, Rwanda, Mozambique, and Sierra Leone.
Away from his professional life, Jeff flies paragliders competitively and is currently ranked 110th in the world.