Jono Bacon - KEYNOTE Speaker

Ubuntu Community Manager
Speaking Topic: Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: The Coming Of The Linux Desktop

Jono Bacon works at Canonical as the Ubuntu Community Manager and works to grow, scale and lead the world-wide Ubuntu community. Bacon previously had a background in journalism (writing for over 12 publications and three books) and also worked as a professional Open Source advocate at the UK government funded OpenAdvantage. He is a prominent member of the Open Source community, co-founder and presenter of LugRadio, contributor to projects such as Jokosher, KDE and GNOME, and an active musician, playing in a metal band and recording his own solo material. He lives in the England.


In this brand-new presentation, Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager at Canonical shares his vision of the future of the Linux desktop community, and talks about how the desktop is growing and dealing with the incredible focus and growth that has happened to it in recent years. The talk covers the history of the Linux desktop so far, where it has broadened, what challenges it faces, how it is dealing with its sudden popularity and what the future holds, all bundled up into an amusing, anecdotal presentation that you won't want to miss.