Cloudy with a chance of revolution. Not since the Homebrew Computer Club has the industry seen such a climate of open innovation. The increasing sophistication of the mobile platforms such as WebOS, MeeGo, Android, Symbian plugged into the growing ubiquity of the Cloud offers an unprecedented opportunity for developers to build and deliver online services that could only be glimpsed 5 years ago.
And in case you haven’t noticed, HP is in the thick of this climate change. HP helps consumers and businesses focus on innovation by offering robust solutions based on HP inventions, open source software, and standards-based hardware. Join us in this session to hear how our recent acquisition of Palm, our focus on modular platforms integrating servers, storage, and networking, our expertise with open source cloud stacks, and our latest research into virtualization, security, and scalability of Linux and other components of cloud computing creates new opportunities for developers. Also, you might walk away with some cool shwag in the palm of your hand.
Sponsored by HP
Phil Robb is the director for HP’s Open Source Program Office. In this role, he has responsibility for HP’s Open Source Review Board, the HP governing body for open source software integration, usage and deployment. Phil also manages HP product development teams focused on open source solutions and internal open source software analysis tools.
In addition to his HP responsibilities, Phil is currently general manager of FOSSBazaar.org. FOSSBazzar is an organization launched in January 2008 to share information and best practices for adoption and management of open source software by enterprises, institutions and governments.
Prior to joining HP, Phil held senior management and technical positions at Critical Path, Fisher Scientific, Motorola and Honeywell-Bull.
Phil holds a bachelor of science degree in Management Information Systems from Bowling Green State University and is working towards a Master of Computer Science at Colorado State University.
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