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Michael Meeks

Michael is an enthusiastic believer in Free software and currently a deputy on the [ Document Foundation steering committee].

His long involvement with started before it was open sourced, working with Sun to see how best to integrate it into the
Linux Desktop. replaced his previous passion: the gnumeric spreadsheet and its interoperability. Michael has lead, and
helped to grow investment through Ximian, to Novell. He has contributed code to many of the components of the suite, and is excited about the future of the code.

In other roles, he has contributed to MeeGo, GNOME, CORBA, Nautilus, Evolution and accessibility, amongst many other interesting things.