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LinuxPR: Industry Leaders Join Association Board to Market and Promote Linux Use

Feb 08, 2001, 23:28 (0 Talkback[s])

"Linux International Unleashes New Programs to Promote the Growth of Linux Worldwide."

"Linux International (LI), the largest vendor association in the Linux industry, introduced the members of its new board of directors during the LinuxWorld Expo held at the Javits Convention Center. The board members unveiled new programs designed to promote Linux use worldwide. Those efforts include co-sponsorship of a Linux Pavillion at all LinuxWorld exhibitions; formation of the LI marketing committee; a collaborative marketing program and the establishment of a case study repository."

"Jon maddog Hall, executive director of LI, introduced the new board members including: Ted Cook, president of Enhanced Software Technologies; Ransom Love, president and CEO of Caldera Systems, Inc.; Larry Augustin, president and CEO of VA Linux Systems; Mark Bolzern, founder of LinuxMall.com; Dan York, president of Linux Professional Institute; David L. Sifry, CTO of LinuxCare Inc., Paul F. McNamara, vice president of open source at SGI; Russell C. Pavlicek, Linux evangelist for professional services of Compaq Computer Corp.; Garry M. Paxinos, vice president/CTO of Metro Link Inc., and M. Siyami Kahyaoglu of Sebit Ltd."

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