der.hans is the founder of ABLEconf and the Free Software Stammtisch. He is also chairman of the Phoenix Linux Users Group, strategic advisor to TEDxPhoenix and an adjunct faculty at Mesa Community College. Current $dayjob is DBA. Previous values have included system administrator, software engineer and director of engineering. In his free time he likes to go camping, learn about sustainable culture and annually not set himself on fire. He is slowly learning gardening and loves to brag about his grandma's cheesecakes and Spätzle.