"OSDL, a global consortium of leading technology companies
dedicated to accelerating the adoption of Linux in enterprise
computing, today announced that Stuart F. Cohen has been named
Chief Executive Officer. Cohen brings more than 22 years of
computer industry business development, sales and marketing
experience to OSDL, along with a proven track record of achieving
consistent, sustainable growth and market leadership for the
organizations he has led.
"'Stuart understands the importance and promise of Linux to
enterprise customers, open source developers and our sponsors at
OSDL,' said Ross Mauri, Vice President Development, IBM Systems
Group and President of the OSDL Board of Directors. 'His front-line
experience with data center customers at IBM and his
telecommunications industry business development experience at
RadiSys give him a unique and valuable perspective to advance the
mission of OSDL and build upon our current success...'