Leadership: Professionally trained in personnel management, human resources policies, project management, and professional development, with a demonstrated knowledge of team motivation, organizational communication, and process development.
Financial Management: Fully versed in financial management, budget planning, forecasting, and reporting. Successfully managed an over $60 million annual budget for personnel, equipment, software, real estate, and other development costs.
Technology Skills: Twenty-two years of experience with Linux and Open Source Software — as a developer, a system administrator, and an architect. In-depth exposure to developing and architecting solutions using technologies such as utility computing, single system image clustering, social integration paradigms, quantum computing, and real-time full-scale complex systems simulation.
Community Involvement: Board member of several local community service organizations in Charlotte. Active in both local politics and national issues. Consistent contributor to technology freedom interest groups such as the Free Software Foundation, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Open Source Developers Network.