Sam is a medical technician at Abbott Labs for the past 5 years. He assists with clinics, and hospitals with patient’s that have implantable heart devices (e.g., Pacemakers, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator, heart Monitors) that need a remote connection to their physician for diagnostics. On his spare time, he has been a Linux user for over 15 years. He is self-taught and loves working with many Linux distributions, server applications, and tools. He is an advocate of opensource software and self-hosting. His goal is to reach out and spread his knowledge to others just as the opensource community has done for him.