Mark Hinkle is a passionate open source advocate who currently serves as the Director of Cloud Computing Community at Citrix Systems Inc. He is responsible for their open source cloud computing efforts with the CloudStack and Xen open source projects. Previously he was the VP of Community for open source ISVs at Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix in July 2011) and Zenoss. He co-founded both the Desktop Linux Consortium and the Open Management Consortium to raise awareness of enterprise-ready open source solutions based on the Linux desktop. He is a frequent speaker on open source at industry conferences and the former editor-in-chief of LinuxWorld Magazine. He’s also the author of the book "Windows to Linux Business Desktop Migration" (Thomson, 2006). More information can be found at his blog.