Author - Dr. Daniel D. Frye

Dr. Daniel D. Frye, Vice President - IBM Open Systems Development, is the head of IBM's Linux development team - the IBM Linux Technology Center (LTC) - and is responsible for overseeing IBM's Linux technical strategy and IBM's participation in the open source Linux development community.

Dan is also responsible for emerging workloads, such as Web 2.0 and cloud computing, including its Blue Cloud Initiative. Prior to his current responsibilities, Dan was a member of IBM's Emerging Technologies and Business Opportunities team where he worked on company-wide technical strategies that predicted future trends and transitions in the IT industry.

It was during this time that Dan co-authored the original IBM corporate strategies for Linux and open source. Since then, Dan has been a key participant in both the IBM-wide Linux and open source core teams that have overseen the adoption of Linux and open source as key strategic initiatives for IBM. Dan is a member of multiple Linux and open source industry groups including being a founding Board Member of The Linux Foundation..


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