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Dr. Peter H. Salus has extensive experience in large organizations, having been Executive Director of the USENIX Association and the Sun User Group and Vice President of the Free Software Foundation, following 20 years’ experience in academia and a stint at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center.
Peter has written or edited over a dozen books, including A Quarter Century of UNIX, Casting the Net, the four-volume Handbook of Programming Languages, the Big Book of IPv6 Addressing RFCs, The ARPANET Sourcebook, and The Complete April Fools’ Day RFCs.
He is a frequent speaker at European and North American computer events, including the Atlanta Linux Showcase, USENIX, CompCon, Comdex, UniForum Canada, the UKUUG, the NLUUG, the Open Technology Association (Brussels), OpenForum (Moscow), SANE, and several other European conferences. Recently, he has been an invited speaker in Finland, Denmark, Brazil, Chile, and the Czech Republic, as well as at LISA, NANOG and the TPRC.
Peter has appeared on the BBC, the Discovery Channel, PBS, PCTV, and the Dr. Dobbs webcast as computing and networking historian.