David L. Sifry
Sifry is a frequent speaker and lecturer on a variety of technology issues, ranging from wireless spectrum policy, WiFi, Weblogs, and Open Source software. He is an accomplished entrepreneur with over 19 years of software development and industry experience. As founder and CEO of Technorati, Inc., Sifry created the vision and architecture of the world's leading index and search engine for weblogs. Prior to Technorati, Sifry was co-founder and CTO of Sputnik, Inc. from 2002-2003, and co-founder of Linuxcare, Inc., where he served as CTO and VP of Engineering from 1998-2001. He is a recognized expert on open source development, licensing and the Linux operating system and served as a founding member of the board of Linux International and the technical advisory board of the National Cybercrime Training Partnership for law enforcement. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. He has a weblog where he comments on issues of the day.