FOSDEM '09 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


Speaker: Keith Bergelt

Keith Bergelt

Keith Bergelt is the CEO of Open Invention Network (OIN), the collaborative enterprise that enables innovation in open source and an increasingly vibrant ecosystem around Linux that has received investments from IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony. Mr. Bergelt holds degrees from Duke University, Southern Methodist University School of Law and an MBA from Theseus Institute in France.

His industry expertise includes: Open source, Innovation, Corporate strategy, Intellectual Property and its role in Economic Development, Devices (i.e. mobile handsets), displays (i.e. glass and backplane), and subdevices (i.e. IC) technologies. He’s recently spoken at: OSCON 2008, FSOSS 2008, Ontario Linux Fest 2008, LES Conference, LESI Conference, Ocean Tomo Auction, and Various IAM-sponsored conferences.