The geek who guides Linux Australia's fortunes
Sep 21, 2010, 18:34 (1 Talkback[s])
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"John Ferlito doesn't like to be called a nerd. He
prefers to be referred to as a geek - though judging from his
photo, he looks just like one of the many youthful businessmen in
the tech community.
"The presidency of Linux Australia fell his way recently in
rather unusual circumstances when the man holding the job, James
Turnbull, decided to accept a billet in the United States.
"Ferlito was not next in line, Lindsay Holmswood, the
vice-president was. But he opted out due to the impending arrival
of an addition to his family. Ferlito put up his hand, and the
rest, as they say, is history."