Vice-President of MandrakeSoft North America
Daniel Morales holds a degree in Chemical and Computer Systems Engineering
from the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico and a Master in
Business Adminstration from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Mr. Morales is responsible for managing operations and implementing
initiatives in the US, Canada and Latin America for MandrakeSoft. In less
than two years MandrakeSoft has captured significant market share becoming
the leading Linux distribution for the desktop, while making considerable
inroads in the corporate, professional and online services markets. Mr.
Morales started with MandrakeSoft a few months after its inception almost
two years ago. Prior to MandrakeSoft, Mr. Morales was Director for Economic
Development and Business Assistance Programs in the greater Los Angeles
area. He was responsible for managing and obtaining over $125 Million of
lending and financial assistance programs for many companies in the Los
Angeles area. He has also funded, started and managed several startup and
entrepreneurial ventures in a multinational setting.
Daniel Morales will be on the panel discussion between Sun, Mandrake,