Business Wire: IDG/Linus Torvalds Community Award Winners Announced; Organizations Show Exceptional Linux Community Support

“IDG World Expo announced its two winners of the distinguished
IDG/Linus Torvalds Community Award, a $25,000 award, to be shared
equally between two recipients that have established themselves as
Linux developers and visionaries in the community. The LXNY Schools
and Libraries Project founded by Jay Sulzberger and Stampede
Foundation managed by Matthew S. Wood were both acknowledged by IDG
World Expo and Linus Torvalds for their recognized achievement,
development and outstanding support of the Linux operating system.
The awards were presented immediately following the Linus Torvalds
keynote speech on Tuesday, March 2 at the LinuxWorld Conference
& Expo at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA.”

“Recognizing the dedication and commitment of many who offer
technical support to the Linux community, IDG decided to
acknowledge two extraordinary organizations who made significant
strides with Linux,” says Charlie Greco, president, IDG World Expo.
“As a result, we are proud to present the IDG/Linus Torvalds
Community Award to LXNY and Stampede Foundation for their
distinguished achievement.”


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