[email protected] Week: On The Front Lines: Six People To Watch In 1999

Tim O’Reilly, President and chief executive officer, O’Reilly
& Associates Inc.

“Tim O’Reilly recognized the importance of open source well
before organizing the first-ever Freeware Summit in April 1998…
his 10-year-old company earns about 50 percent of its revenue…
from open source books…”