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LinuxPR: Carly Fiorina to Deliver Opening Keynote Address at LinuxWorld Conference

Oct 17, 2001, 18:06 (6 Talkback[s])

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - October 16, 2001 - IDG World Expo announced today that Carly Fiorina, chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Company, will present the opening keynote address at the upcoming LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, held January 29 - February 1, 2002 at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Sanjay Kumar, president and CEO of Computer Associates, and William Zeitler, senior vice president and group executive of IBM's Server Group, will also present keynotes at the event.

Fiorina, Kumar and Zeitler will join Linux suppliers, users and enthusiasts at the upcoming event, held for the third time in New York City. The event, which is the world's most comprehensive marketplace for open source products and services, will feature exhibits from the likes of Compaq, Computer Associates, HP and IBM.

LinuxWorld will also feature a panel discussion titled "Building the Foundation for World Domination: Free Standards for Global Markets & Individual Empowerment." The discussion, hosted by Scott McNeil, executive director of The Free Standards Group, will include real world examples presented by leading companies that have implemented Linux standards.

"There is no question that Linux is all grown up - just take a look at this year's keynote lineup," said Charlie Greco, president and CEO of IDG World Expo. "We selected IT's most respected leaders to share their vision of Linux. This is an exciting time for the Linux community, and IDG World Expo is proud to promote the platform's continued success by providing an interactive forum for members of this community to exchange ideas."

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