Amanda McPherson

Amanda McPherson is VP of Marketing and Developer Programs at the Linux Foundation. She is responsible for content, Web strategy, events, public relations and developer programs, including the Linux Developer Network. She also helped create the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. Amanda has been involved in open source for the past eight years. Most recently, she was director of marketing for the Free Standards Group, the certification and standardization authority for Linux. Prior to that, she was director of marketing for Covalent Technologies, the leading provider of Apache Web server software. She was also a core member of the marketing team responsible for the launch of the Java programming language in 1995. Amanda graduated magna cum laude, with a B.A. in English from the University of California at Berkeley. She also holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona. Her work blog can be found at http://www.linux-foundation.org/weblogs/amanda/. She can also be reached at [email protected]

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