January 20-22, 2012, Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel


Program Manager
I have been involved with the free and Open Source community since the mid 1980s, including stints at Mt Xinu, Sendmail, Inc, and the USENIX Association. Along with speaking at conferences including...
Director of Development
Rackspace Cloud Builders
Jesse Andrews was co-founder and Anso Labs CEO, before joining the Rackspace Cloud Builders team with the acquisition of Anso Labs by Rackspace. Jesse is deeply passionate about building scalable...
State of the OpenStack
Philip Ballew is a Linux user for six years. He is heavily involved in the Ubuntu community, where he does most of his Open Source work. He is nineteen currently working towards a Computer...
Fedora Program Manager
Red Hat
Robyn is the Fedora Program Manager at Red Hat. In addition to driving the Fedora schedule and wrangling features for each release, she also runs the Fedora Cloud SIG, is the marketing team lead, and...
PostgreSQL Experts Inc.
Josh Berkus is an all-around data guru, best known for his contributions to the industry-leading PostgreSQL database project. He currently works for his company, PostgreSQL Experts, on various big...
OLPC/Sugar Labs
Caryl Bigenho was born 30 years too soon. Still, she has made a smooth transition from growing up with crystal sets and slide rules to living with and enjoying computers and all the latest...
Network Protocol Specialists
Paul Bokor is an analyst at Network Protocol Specialists, a network analysis and training company based in Seattle, Washington. This company specializes in analyzing network performance problems for...
Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years covering IT. Formerly the openSUSE Community Manager for Novell, Brockmeier has written for Linux Magazine,...
Director of Member Services
Linux Professional Institute
Ross Brunson is Director of Member Services at the Linux Professional Institute. Ross has over 15 years experience as a Linux trainer, educator and courseware developer including work for IBM, CA...
LPI Exam Cram - LPI-102
CTO and Founder at CFEngine
Mark Burgess is the founder, chairman, CTO and principal author of Cfengine. He resigned as Professor of Network and System Administration at Oslo University College in 2011 where he led the way in...
Clint Byrum is a member of the Canonical Ubuntu Server Team, bringing years of Ops and Development experience in web environments to the task of making Ubuntu Server shine.
Redwood Digital Research
Larry Cafiero has been a free/open source software advocate for the past six years. He is a partner in Redwood Digital Research, a consultancy in Felton, California, which provides free/open source...
Bitpop/VGM indulging, digital art-ing, humorous lady on the internet... or something.
Ultimate Boredom 2.0
Fedora Engineering Manager
Red Hat
Tom "spot" Callaway is a 10 year Red Hat veteran; for the last 4 years, he's been in charge of *all* of engineering for Fedora, a distro with 125,354 packages, lord only knows how many...
Selling Free Software
Thomas Cameron
Chief Architect, Central US
Red Hat
Thomas Cameron is the regional Chief Architect for Canada and the central US at Red Hat. He has been in the information technology industry since 1993, and has held certifications as a Novell...
Canonical Ltd.
Jorge O. Castro currently works on the Community Team as Cloud Community Liaison for Canonical Ltd, sponsors of the Ubuntu project. Jorge has been using Linux since 1998, and his current passion is...
Professional Services Engineer
Puppet Labs
Puppet Master Training
Alison Chaiken has smoothly transitioned in recent years from breaking expensive physics apparatus to bricking embedded devices. She is nearly the only remaining resident of Mountain View, CA who...
Chief Evangelist, MariaDB
Monty Program Ab
Colin Charles works at Monty Program Ab, on MariaDB, and Open Ocean Investments on Web of Trust, and MoSync. He lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and had worked at MySQL since 2005. Before joining...
Principal Engineer for Cloud Computing
Rick Clark works for Cisco Systems as a Principal Engineer for Cloud Computing in the Office of the CTO. Previously, Rick was a founder, initial Project Lead and Chief Architect for the Openstack...
Joe Conway
President and CEO
credativ USA
Joe Conway is an innovative leader with broad experience in a wide array of disciplines and extensive international business exposure. He has been involved with PostgreSQL as a contributor since 2001...