Pete Kronowitt is a Software Strategist in Intel's Open Source Technology Center and is responsible for developing and managing the worldwide program for Linux operating system vendors. Peter has more than 20 years in the high-tech sector, with IBM, Xircom and more than fourteen years with Intel. He has led global teams for market and platform roadmap development in the worldwide channel and directed software ecosystem relationships for new Intel platform introductions. Peter has held positions as board observer at JBoss as part of an Intel Capital equity investment, was a founding and Steering Committee member of the Open Business Readiness Rating, and Steering Committee Vice Chair for the Open Source Development Lab Desktop Linux Working Group. Pete also participates on several open source company's advisory boards.
Pete’s personal interests include writing music and he has three professionally produced and original music CDs (www.petekronowitt.com). Pete is local to Southern California and presently lives in Santa Monica, California with his wife Natalie.