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InfoWorld: Where Are All the Open Source Marketers?

Aug 25, 2005, 01:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Rosenberg)

"In the process of finishing the third piece of my Release 1.0 report Open Source Community: How to win friends and influence developers, I spoke with a number of people who asked if I knew of any VP of Marketing types to join their open source company. The truth is I came up pretty much blank. Word on the street is that no less then six open source related companies are looking to fill that role (email me openresource at this and I will tell you who they are). So why is it so hard to find?

"Marketing is already hard, throw in the open source angle it gets even harder
Open source, in general is so new that there isn't a pool of long time experts..."

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