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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 11 months ago 2020-07-02 23:15:40
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Synchronize my Eval Committee bio with the version on staff page.
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<h2>Bradley M. Kuhn</h2>
 

	
 
<p>Bradley M. Kuhn began his work in the Free Software Movement as a
 
volunteer when, in 1992, he became an early adopter of the popular
 
GNU/Linux operating system, and began contributing to various Free Software
 
projects.  He worked during the 1990s as a system administrator and
 
software development consultant for Westinghouse, Lucent Technologies, and
 
numerous small companies.  He also spent one year teaching Advanced
 
Placement Computer Science (using GNU/Linux and GCC) at Walnut Hills High
 
School in Cincinnati.  In January 2000, he was hired by the Free Software
 
Foundation (FSF), and he served as its Executive Director from March 2001
 
until March 2005, when he left FSF to join the Software Freedom Law Center
 
(SFLC), where he worked as SFLC's Policy Analyst and Technology Director
 
from 2005 until October 2010, when he joined Conservancy as its Executive
 
Director.  Kuhn holds a summa cum laude B.S. in Computer Science from
 
Loyola College in Maryland, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the
 
University of Cincinnati.  His Master's thesis discussed methods for
 
dynamic interoperability of Free Software languages.</p>
 
<p><a href="http://ebb.org/bkuhn/">Bradley M. Kuhn</a> is
 
the <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/about/staff/#bkuhn">Policy Fellow and
 
Hacker-in-Residence</a> at <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/">Software Freedom
 
Conservancy</a> and editor-in-chief
 
of <a href="https://copyleft.org">copyleft.org</a>. Kuhn began his work in
 
the software freedom movement as a volunteer in 1992, when he became an early
 
adopter of Linux-based systems, and began contributing to various Free
 
Software projects, including Perl.  He worked during the 1990s as a system
 
administrator and software developer for various companies, and taught AP
 
Computer Science at Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati.  Kuhn's
 
non-profit career began in 2000, when he was hired by the FSF.  As FSF's
 
Executive Director from 2001&ndash;2005, Kuhn
 
led <a href="https://www.fsf.org/licensing">FSF's GPL enforcement</a>,
 
launched <a href="https://www.fsf.org/associate/">its Associate Member
 
program</a>, and invented
 
the <a href="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.html">Affero GPL</a>.  Kuhn
 
began as Conservancy's primary volunteer from 2006–2010, and became its first
 
staff person in 2011.  Kuhn holds a summa cum laude B.S. in Computer Science
 
from <a href="http://www.loyola.edu/academic/computerscience">Loyola
 
University in Maryland</a>, and an M.S. in Computer Science from
 
the <a href="http://www.cs.uc.edu/">University of
 
Cincinnati</a>.  <a href="http://www.ebb.org/bkuhn/articles/thesis/">Kuhn's
 
Master's thesis</a> discussed methods for dynamic interoperability of Free
 
Software programming languages.  Kuhn received
 
the <a href="http://www.oscon.com/oscon2012/public/schedule/detail/25039">O'Reilly
 
Open Source Award in 2012</a>, in recognition for his lifelong policy work on
 
copyleft licensing.  Kuhn has <a href="http://ebb.org/bkuhn/blog/">a
 
blog</a> and co-hosts
 
the audcast, <a href="http://faif.us/"><cite>Free as in
 
Freedom</cite></a>.</p>
 

	
 
<h2>Mike Linksvayer</h2>
 

	
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