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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 13 months ago 2019-10-08 18:07:54
bkuhn@ebb.org
Leadership and other bio updates, most notably Allison Randal. Allison Randal joined Conservancy's board!
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<p>Like many non-profits, Conservancy is directed by a
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self-perpetuating Board of Directors, who
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appoint <a href="/about/officers/">Officers</a> to carry out the
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appoint the <a href="/about/staff/">Executive Director and staff</a> to carry out the
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day-to-day operations of the organization.  The Directorship of the
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Conservancy includes both talented non-profit managers and experienced
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FLOSS project leaders who can both guide the administrative operations of
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<h2>Bradley M. Kuhn</h2>
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<p><a href="http://ebb.org/bkuhn/">Bradley M. Kuhn</a> is the President and
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Distinguished Technologist at <a href="/">Software Freedom Conservancy</a>,
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on the Board of Directors of the <a href="https://fsf.org/">Free Software
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Foundation (FSF)</a>, and editor-in-chief
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<a href="http://ebb.org/bkuhn/">Bradley M. Kuhn</a> is
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the <a href="/about/staff/#bkuhn">Policy Fellow and Hacker-in-Residence
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at <a href="/">Software Freedom 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 the GNU/Linux operating system, and began contributing to various
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Free Software projects.  He worked during the 1990s as a system administrator
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and software developer for various companies, and taught AP Computer Science
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at Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati.  Kuhn's non-profit career began in
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2000, when he was hired by the FSF.  As FSF's Executive Director from
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2001&ndash;2005, Kuhn led <a href="https://www.fsf.org/licensing">FSF's GPL
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enforcement</a>, launched <a href="https://www.fsf.org/associate/">its
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Associate Member program</a>, and invented
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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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was appointed President of Software Freedom Conservancy in April 2006, was
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Conservancy's primary volunteer from 2006&ndash;2010, and has been a
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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 <a href="/blog/?author=bkuhn">blogs at
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Conservancy</a> and co-hosts the
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audcast, <a href="http://faif.us/"><cite>Free as in Freedom</cite></a>, with
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Conservancy's <a href="/about/staff/#karen">Executive Director, Karen
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Sandler</a>.
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copyleft licensing.  Kuhn has <a href="http://ebb.org/bkuhn/blog/">a
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the audcast, <a href="http://faif.us/"><cite>Free as in Freedom</cite></a>.
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<h2>Mike Linksvayer</h2>
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<p>Mike Linksvayer serves on the boards of AcaWiki and OpenHatch,
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<h2>Allison Randal</h2>
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<p>Over the course of multiple decades as a free software developer,
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Allison has worked in a wide variety of projects and domains, from
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games, linguistic analysis tools, websites, mobile apps, shipping
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fulfillment, and talking smart-home appliances, to programming language
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design, compilers, hypervisors, containers, deployment automation,
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database replication, and operating systems.</p>
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<p>She is a board member at the Perl Foundation, a board member at the
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OpenStack Foundation, and co-founder of the FLOSS Foundations group for
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free software community leaders. At various points in the past she has
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served as president of the Open Source Initiative, president of the Perl
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Foundation, board member of the Python Software Foundation, chairman of
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the Parrot Foundation, chief architect of the Parrot virtual machine,
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Open Source Evangelist at O’Reilly Media, conference chair of OSCON,
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Technical Architect of Ubuntu, Open Source Advisor at Canonical,
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Distinguished Technologist and Open Source Strategist at HP, and
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Distinguished Engineer at SUSE. She collaborates in the Debian project,
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<p>Tony currently serves as the Deputy General Counsel for
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  list of Conservancy's current member projects</a> are available.</p>
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<p>Conservancy and
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  its <a href="/about/board">directors</a>, <a href="/about/officers">officers</a>,
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  and <a href="/about/staff">staff</a> believe strongly in the principles
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  study, improve and share their software.  Conservancy helps protect,
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Technology Law Review. Karen received her bachelor’s degree in engineering
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<h2 id="bkuhn">Bradley M. Kuhn - President and Distinguished Technologist</h2>
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<h2 id="bkuhn">Bradley M. Kuhn - Policy Fellow and Hacker-in-Residence</h2>
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<p><a href="http://ebb.org/bkuhn/">Bradley M. Kuhn</a> is the President and
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Distinguished Technologist at <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/">Software
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Freedom Conservancy</a> and editor-in-chief
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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 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 the GNU/Linux operating system, and began contributing to various
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Free Software projects.  He worked during the 1990s as a system administrator
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and software developer for various companies, and taught AP Computer Science
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at Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati.  Kuhn's non-profit career began in
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2000, when he was hired by the Free Software Foundation (FSF).  As FSF's
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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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was appointed President of Software Freedom Conservancy in April 2006, was
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Conservancy's primary volunteer from 2006&ndash;2010, and has been a
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full-time staffer since early 2011.  Kuhn holds a summa cum laude B.S. in
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Computer Science
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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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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 blog</a>
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and co-hosts the audcast, <a href="http://faif.us/"><cite>Free as in
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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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