Guy Martin - Co-leader, MOST group, Motorola Inc.
Speaking Topic: Linux Momentum in Mobile

Guy Martin is one of the co-leads of the Motorola Open Source Technologies (MOST) group. This small team builds and deploys cutting-edge collaboration systems within Motorola using standards-based Open Source tools. He conceived and led the internal deployment of Jabber and Scuttle, two of the team's most popular collaboration tools. He also helps educate Motorola employees on all of the tools that the team provides, including: SourceForge, Bugzilla, and Twiki. Additionally, Guy provides strategic direction for the team, determining which areas of collaboration and new technologies can be utilized to help improve knowledge management at Motorola.

In 2006, Guy helped launch , Motorola's portal for release of Open Source code and its primary interface to the Open Source community. He serves as one of Motorola's ambassadors to this community, answering forum questions, as well as directing requests for assistance to the proper individuals inside the company. In this role, he has spoken to various audiences on Open Source participation, including developers at LinuxWorld, Motorola Developer Summits, and Motorola employees at internal conferences.

Before helping to start the MOST team, Guy was a member of the MOTOMAGX (Linux-Java) platform team, working on the device management component, where he wrote tools for generating device management configuration trees, and helped define a smaller in-memory footprint for those trees.

Guy holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA.


Guy will provide an overview of mobile handset industry dynamics and how mobile Linux will enable the next generation of consumer experiences. It will also address:
  • Linux in the Mobile OS Landscape
  • What’s in it for Developers?
  • Linux at Motorola & MOTODEV
  • Fighting Fragmentation – Current Industry Initiatives
  • Future Trends and Functionality