Alan Clark

Senior Engineering Manager

As a member of Novell's Linux Systems Senior Staff, Alan focuses on Industry Initiatives and Emerging Standards. To facilitate the awareness and adoption of open source and open standards, Alan participates in several Industry forum Board of Directors, steering committees, technical committees and work groups, including being a Director for the Linux Foundation Board of Directors for several years.

With 20 years of experience as a Software Engineer, a principal portion of Alan's career has been devoted to the research and development of operating systems and distributed multi-platform server services. His experience is with file systems, Directory Services, LDAP Services, Object Databases, Security, Developer Interfaces, Web Services, Network Protocols and more.