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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 5 months ago 2020-07-02 23:15:40
bkuhn@ebb.org
Synchronize my Eval Committee bio with the version on staff page.
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<h2>Bradley M. Kuhn</h2>
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<p>Bradley M. Kuhn began his work in the Free Software Movement as a
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volunteer when, in 1992, he became an early adopter of the popular
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GNU/Linux operating system, and began contributing to various Free Software
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projects.  He worked during the 1990s as a system administrator and
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software development consultant for Westinghouse, Lucent Technologies, and
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numerous small companies.  He also spent one year teaching Advanced
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Placement Computer Science (using GNU/Linux and GCC) at Walnut Hills High
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School in Cincinnati.  In January 2000, he was hired by the Free Software
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Foundation (FSF), and he served as its Executive Director from March 2001
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until March 2005, when he left FSF to join the Software Freedom Law Center
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(SFLC), where he worked as SFLC's Policy Analyst and Technology Director
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from 2005 until October 2010, when he joined Conservancy as its Executive
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Director.  Kuhn holds a summa cum laude B.S. in Computer Science from
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Loyola College in Maryland, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the
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University of Cincinnati.  His Master's thesis discussed methods for
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dynamic interoperability of Free Software languages.</p>
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<p><a href="http://ebb.org/bkuhn/">Bradley M. Kuhn</a> is
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the <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/about/staff/#bkuhn">Policy Fellow and
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Hacker-in-Residence</a> at <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/">Software Freedom
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Conservancy</a> and editor-in-chief
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of <a href="https://copyleft.org">copyleft.org</a>. Kuhn began his work in
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the software freedom movement as a volunteer in 1992, when he became an early
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adopter of Linux-based systems, and began contributing to various Free
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Software projects, including Perl.  He worked during the 1990s as a system
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administrator and software developer for various companies, and taught AP
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Computer Science at Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati.  Kuhn's
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non-profit career began in 2000, when he was hired by the FSF.  As FSF's
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Executive Director from 2001&ndash;2005, Kuhn
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led <a href="https://www.fsf.org/licensing">FSF's GPL enforcement</a>,
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launched <a href="https://www.fsf.org/associate/">its Associate Member
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program</a>, and invented
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the <a href="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.html">Affero GPL</a>.  Kuhn
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began as Conservancy's primary volunteer from 2006–2010, and became its first
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staff person in 2011.  Kuhn holds a summa cum laude B.S. in Computer Science
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from <a href="http://www.loyola.edu/academic/computerscience">Loyola
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University in Maryland</a>, and an M.S. in Computer Science from
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the <a href="http://www.cs.uc.edu/">University of
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Cincinnati</a>.  <a href="http://www.ebb.org/bkuhn/articles/thesis/">Kuhn's
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Master's thesis</a> discussed methods for dynamic interoperability of Free
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Software programming languages.  Kuhn received
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the <a href="http://www.oscon.com/oscon2012/public/schedule/detail/25039">O'Reilly
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Open Source Award in 2012</a>, in recognition for his lifelong policy work on
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copyleft licensing.  Kuhn has <a href="http://ebb.org/bkuhn/blog/">a
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blog</a> and co-hosts
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the audcast, <a href="http://faif.us/"><cite>Free as in
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Freedom</cite></a>.</p>
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<h2>Mike Linksvayer</h2>
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