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LinuxPR: Microwindows GUI Project Leader Joins MontaVista

May 24, 2000, 23:05 (0 Talkback[s])

"MontaVista Software, Inc., developer of the Hard Hat Linux operating system for embedded applications, today announced the appointment Gregory Haerr as Chief Strategist, GUI Technologies. As the leader of the open source Microwindows Project, Haerr brings tremendous expertise in development and deployment of scalable GUIs and graphical APIs for mobile and pervasive applications."

"Attracting Greg to the MontaVista team reflects our commitment to foster the outstanding talent in the Open Source community," comments Jim Ready, industry pioneer and MontaVista president/CEO. "Greg's recognized success in embedding full-featured graphical windowing environments in small devices has had significant impact on the evolution of mobile and portable devices."

"Greg Haerr himself adds, "The rapidly-changing embedded systems market provides new opportunities and challenges in graphical systems implementations. Addressing developers' needs for a scalable GUI and tools is testimony to MontaVista's vision - to bring the power of Linux to pervasive computing. I am excited to join the clear leader, one dedicated to open source software and technical innovation."

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