Randal L. Schwartz is a renowned expert on the Perl and Smalltalk programming languages, having contributed to a dozen top-selling books on the subject, and over 250 magazine articles. Schwartz runs a Perl and Smalltalk training and consulting company (Stonehenge Consulting Services, Inc of Portland, Oregon), and is a highly sought-after speaker for his masterful stage combination of technical skill, comedic timing, and crowd rapport. Schwartz hosts the successful FLOSS Weekly podcast, covering Free/Libre Open Source Software by interviewing the project leaders and legends in the industry. Schwartz serves on the LinuxFund Board. And he's a pretty good Karaoke singer, winning contests regularly.