[forum] Re: Fabricated responses

Alexander Terekhov forum@xfree86.org
Fri, 02 Apr 2004 15:07:09 +0200

RMS, I want the video rights. ;-)


Matt Asay has been involved with Linux for the past few years, 
both professionally and academically. Matt Asay is Director of 
Novell's Linux Business Office and member of the Open Source 
Review Board, where he helps to lay the strategic and business 
foundation for Novell's use of open source software. He is the 
company's chief liaison with the open source business community.

Matt is also the Founder and Managing Director of the Open 
Source Business Conference (www.osbc2004.com), the industry's 
most significant forum for uncovering open source's most 
promising emerging businesses and business models.

Before Novell, Matt Asay was General Manager at Lineo, an 
embedded Linux software startup, where he ran Lineo's 
Residential Gateway business. Matt started his open source 
career in the investment arm of Mitsui & Co., where he 
co-managed Mitsui's investment in Cobalt (a successful 
Linux-based microserver startup that was acquired by Sun 
Microsystems for $2 billion).

Mr. Asay earned his Juris Doctorate degree at Stanford Law 
School, spending two of his three years studying software 
licensing and innovation, and specifically the GNU General 
Public License, under Professor Larry Lessig. Matt Asay also 
holds an MA from the University of Kent and a BA from Brigham 
Young University.