Career Moves in the Open Source World
Oct 19, 2005, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])
The News and Observer: Red Hat Founder Resigns Board Seat
"Bob Young, the man who gave life to Red Hat, one of the
Triangle's iconic technology companies, has resigned his final post
at the software developer.
"Young, 51, said Tuesday he gave up a seat on the board of
directors to focus on more entrepreneurial endeavors..."
Wired: DVD Jon Lands Dream Job Stateside
"Jon Lech Johansen, the 21-year-old Norwegian media hacker
nicknamed DVD Jon, is moving to San Diego to work for maverick tech
entrepreneur Michael Robertson in what can only be described as the
most portentous team-up since Butch met Sundance.
"'I have no idea what I'll be doing, but I know it will be
reverse engineering, and I'm sure it will be interesting,' Johansen
told Wired News during a Friday stopover in San Francisco..."
InfoWorld: Matt Asay Leaving Novell... Revealing His Biases
(al fresco Style)
"I've taken a little flak for my posting on SharePoint. There I
hype Alfresco. There's a good reason for that hype (I love the
company and think it's going to be a major player in the ECM
market), but there's an even more personal reason that starts
"But let me backtrack a bit. Despite my false start the last
time around, this time it's real. I'm leaving Novell..."