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: Lenz Grimmer

Lenz Grimmer

Lenz Grimmer works for the Database Group at Sun Microsystems as a MySQL Community Relations Manager for the EMEA region.

He lives in Hamburg, Germany and has worked for MySQL since April, 2002. Before joining the Community Relations team in December 2005, he was a member of the Release Engineering team that is in charge of creating the official release builds of the MySQL server. Prior to working for MySQL, Lenz was an engineer in the distribution development team of SuSE Linux in Nuremberg for four years. He has a degree in Computer Science and has been involved in Linux and Open Source since 1994. In his spare time, Lenz enjoys playing with his daughter Lena and spending time in the garden.