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Simon Phipps Returns to President Role at Open Source Initiative

The OSI board has elected Simon Phipps, a current board member and OSI’s president from 2010-2016, to serve as Randal’s replacement. A long time open source advocate, Phipps spent time at IBM where he founded Big Blue’s Java Technology Center and later led Sun Microsystem’s open source program during the time when most of the company’s core software was released as open source.