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  • Intel
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Gold Sponsors

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  • IBM
  • Mozilla Corporation

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  • Autodesk
  • Google
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  • Ingres
  • Novell, Inc.
  • OpSource
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  • SnapLogic
  • ThoughtWorks
  • Ticketmaster

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Rob Lanphier

Rob Lanphier

Open Source Busybody, Linden Labs

Rob Lanphier serves as "open source busybody" from Linden Lab's new Seattle office, working with the community in regular in-world office hours as well as via more traditional venues, and ensuring everyone has the tools they need to be productive participants. Rob worked at RealNetworks from 1996 to 2005, helping craft two key multimedia standards (RTSP and SMIL) and coordinating RealNetworks' open source initiative (Helix Community). Immediately prior to joining Linden Lab, he was a freelance consultant specializing in MediaWiki/PHP development.

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