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 domain.com 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