Canonical, Ubuntu Linux, CTO leaves
May 06, 2011, 18:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"In a blog posting, Zimmerman wrote, 'I joined Canonical in June
of 2004 as a member of the founding team, before we even had a name
for the company. In June 2011, after just over seven years as
Ubuntu CTO, I will be leaving Canonical in search of new
"Zimmerman is leaving on good terms. Indeed, he wrote, 'I intend
to remain involved in the Ubuntu community, retaining my elected
position on the governing Technical Board, and perhaps to make the
occasional technical contribution as a volunteer." Gerry Carr,
Canonical's product manager, told me, that 'We wish him all the
best. Personally and professionally he has been inspirational for
Ubuntu and for all of us.'"