froscon2008 - 1.1

Free and Open Source Software Conference

Lenz Grimmer

Lenz Grimmer works for the Database Group at Sun Microsystems as a MySQL Community Relations Manager. He joined MySQL in 2002 as a release engineer, being in charge of building and publishing the official releases of the MySQL Server for the various supported platforms. Prior to joining MySQL, he was a developer in the SuSE Linux Distribution development team at SuSE Linux AG in Nuremberg, Germany. Lenz started using and advocating for Linux and Open Source Software in 1995, when he first got in touch with it during his computer science studies at the Berufsakademie in Mannheim, Germany.