I'll be looking forward to representing the views of both the open source, as well as the open standards, communities on the Board, and to working towards the further success of Linux. I hope that you'll help me do the best job I can in that role, by sharing your thoughts and concerns with me in the year ahead, so that together we can help Linux achieve its full potential.
Here's the full text of the press release, which is going out over the press wire right now.
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New LF board includes Linux kernel community, vendors, distributions, users, and open source leaders
BEAVERTON, Ore. – March 27, 2007 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced its new board of directors, a diverse group that represents the key stakeholders from every corner of the Linux ecosystem: the Linux kernel community, Linux vendors, distributions and users, as well as individual open source leaders.
Christy Wyatt, vice president, Ecosystem and Market Development, Mobile Devices, Motorola. Wyatt is responsible for building a healthy software economy around Motorola’s handset platforms and for taking Motorola’s platform strategy to carrier partners. She leads teams charged with carrier market development, software alliances and the MOTODEV developer program.