[FreeBSD-Announce] Please Join Us in Welcoming George Neville-Neil!

Deb Goodkin deb at freebsdfoundation.org
Mon Mar 5 14:46:38 UTC 2012


The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of George 
Neville-Neil to its board of directors.

George has been dabbling in the BSD world since his undergraduate days 
in the mid-1980s. He was granted his commit bit in 2004, and has served 
two terms on the FreeBSD Core team between 2006 and 2010.

In 2011, he started organizing the semi-annual FreeBSD Vendor Summits 
that gather commercial customers of FreeBSD along with project members 
in order to facilitate the movement of technologies between the Project 
and its customers.

George co-authored "The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD 
Operating System." His technical contributions are mostly within the 
FreeBSD network stack with occasional forays into other parts of the 
system.

"The Foundation is at a pivotal point in our growth as a company," said 
Deb Goodkin, Secretary/Treasurer, The FreeBSD Foundation. "We believe 
with George's previous and current involvement in FreeBSD, that he will 
be a significant contributor in helping us achieve our ambitious goals 
this year."


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