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  • Mark Shuttleworth Mark Richard Shuttleworth Here be dragonshttp://www.markshuttleworth.com
  • Mini-Bio• Born 18 September 1973• Born Place: Welcom,Free State, South Africa• Business Science Degree in Finance and Information Systems(Cape Town)
  • Involvement in Linux and FOSS• 1990: One of the developers of Debian
  • • 1995: Founded Thawte (digital certificates and internet security) Sold to Verisign(99)
  • • 2001: Formed Shuttle Worth Foundation
  • • 2002: Space tourist, the first ever African in Space
  • • 2004: Start funding the development of Ubuntu
  • • 2005: Founded Ubuntu Foundation (initial investment: 10 million dollar)
  • • 2009: Mark announced that, effective March 2010, he would step down as CEO of Canonical to focus energy on product design, partnership and customers.
  • • 2010 : Received an honorary degree from the Open University for this work.
  • “Ubuntu is Debian’s arrow, Debian is Ubuntu’s bow.”
  • Pyae Sone(Gipsy) gipsyhnh@gmail.comwww.gipsy3.co.cc