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|| ||SCALE 9X: Jane Silber to give one of two keynotes |
|| ||Wed, 19 Jan 2011 15:14:45 -0800|
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Keynote speakers finalized: Jane Silber joins Leigh Honeywell as the 2011 SCALE 9X keynoters
LOS ANGELES -- Canonical Chief Executive Officer Jane Silber has been added as a keynote speaker,
with Leigh Honeywell, for the Southern California Linux Expo SCALE 9X in February.
Silber will give her keynote on "Cloud for Human Beings" during SCALE 9x, which runs from Feb.
25-27 in Los Angeles.
"We're fortunate and honored to have a speaker of Jane Silber's caliber joining Leigh Honeywell as
the keynote speakers for SCALE this year," said, Ilan Rabinovitch, the chairperson for SCALE 9X.
"These two outstanding speakers lead an impressive roster of people presenting at SCALE this
Silber started her career as a software developer and has continued to rely on that foundation in
her years of business development, strategy, operations and product development experience. She
served as Canonical's Chief Operating Officer from its founding and became its CEO last year.
Her work at Canonical has included leading the Ubuntu One project and ensuring that large
organizations find Ubuntu "enterprise-ready."
Honeywell, co-founder and current president of HackLab TO in Toronto, will speak on "Hackerspaces
and Free Software" in her keynote.
Traditionally, one keynote is given on Saturday and the other on Sunday. The order in which the two
keynotes will take place has yet to be determined, and an announcement will be forthcoming once it
There are 64 speakers joining Honeywell and Silber in giving
presentations at SCALE. Among the presenters are OpenSUSE's Alan Clark, speaking on the topic
"Create appliances with your own customized Linux OS;" PostgreSQL's Josh Berkus, speaking on "The
Elephant Scales Out;" Cfengine's Mark Burgess, speaking on "The Future of Open Source Configuration
Management;" and Meego advocate Quim Gil, who will speak
on "The Foundations of the Meego Project."
A complete list of speakers can be found at
SCALE 9X will be held on the weekend of Feb. 25-27 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport hotel. To
register, or for more information, visit http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/SCALE9x/
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