"Linus Torvalds is among the select few who have made the Agenda
Setters poll every year since its inception in 2000. Last year, he
reached his highest spot ever, coming in a number 5.
"Though he remains active in and vocal on open source
issues--he's now working for the Open Source Development Labs in
Beaverton, Oregon--Torvalds is chosen again and again for what he
represents. He's the symbolic leader of the open source movement,
the embodiment of the idea that there's always an