Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Jim Zemlin, as the executive director of The Linux Foundation, campaigns to accelerate the adoption of Linux software. He is widely quoted in the press on open source IT issues, and is a regular keynote speaker at industry events.
Zemlin previously served as the executive director of the Free Standards Group. Beforehand his career lay in marketing, working for a number of SMB software companies, such as Covalent.
Zemlin takes to the Hot Seat, following on the likes of Intel UK manager Graham Palmer, and G-Cloud programme director Chris Chant, as part of V3's weekly insight into what makes those in the IT industry tick.