Moblin, Chrome, Android, Ubuntu, etc: What's the Deal with Linux on the Desktop?

Jim Zemlin (The Linux Foundation)
Location: Exhibit Hall 3
Average rating: ****.
(4.12, 16 ratings)

Join Jim Zemlin as he takes a look back at the big moves that drove Linux to dominate the server and super computing markets and how we are seeing similar trends start now in the desktop.

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Jim Zemlin

The Linux Foundation

Jim Zemlin, formerly executive director of the Free Standards Group, is the executive director of the Linux Foundation. Zemlin previously served as vice president of marketing for Covalent Technologies, the leader in products and services for the Apache web server. Prior to that, he was a member of the founding management team of Corio, a leading enterprise application service provider that had a successful initial public offering in July 2000. Widely quoted in the press on open source and commercial software trends, Zemlin has also been a keynote speaker at industry and financial conferences including Gartner’s Open Source Conference, Linux World and OSCON. Zemlin is an adviser on open source strategy to various companies and governmental groups including Hyperic, Zmanda and the Chinese Open Source Promotion Union.

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Henning Michael Møller Just
07/24/2009 2:22pm PDT

A thought-provoking keynote.

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