Head of developer engagement, Mozilla
If you’re not a free and open source software geek, you may have never heard of Stormy Peters, but her work with the GNOME Foundation Advisory Board was important in making Linux distributions such as Ubuntu Linux palatable to people accustomed to Windows or OS X. Last November she moved on to another open source project: Mozilla, the company behind the popular Firefox browser. As head of the Developer Engagement Program, Peters will ensure developers “have the tools and knowledge they need to create applications on the open web.” With Firefox finally making strides in mobile phones as well as on the desktop, Peters has plenty of work ahead of her.
Peters created and managed the HP Open Source Program office for more than five years, blending commercial interests with open source philosophies.
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