Category: Speaker

Aaron Mackey

Frank Stanton Legal Fellow/Electronic Frontier Foundation Aaron is a Frank Stanton Legal Fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. A 2012 graduate of Boalt Hall, Aaron worked for EFF while a student in the Samuelson...

Ben Roose

Wichita State Univeristy EECS Systems Administrator Ben Roose spent much of his early life working in the theatre and dance performance industry, but has been playing with Linux boxes since the mid-2000s. His hobby...

Spencer Hunley

Chapter Leader, Autistic-Self-Advocacy Network of Kansas City Spencer Hunley is an autistic professional, open-source assistive technology enthusiast, and proud Linux user since 2008. He is the chapter leader for the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network of...

James Ginns

self-employed I graduated from Truman State University in 2009 with a BA in English. Being introduced to Linux through Ubuntu 12.04, I developed an interest in programming, and shortly afterwards source control. I saw...

Jon “Maddog” Hall

Linux Professional Institute Maddog has been using FOSS since 1969 (only we just called it “software” then) [and has worked for many companies in the position of “troublemaker”]. Recently he has been torturing people...

Ryan Sipes

Community Manager/System76 Ryan Sipes is a community builder, open source evangelist, and longtime Linux user. After working on artificial intelligence platform Mycroft A.I., he has joined System76 as their Community Manager. At System76, Ryan...

Anindya Maiti

Graduate Research Assistant, WSU Anindya Maiti is pursuing the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, at Wichita State University, USA. His dissertation subject is evolving around privacy and security aspects of connected...

Anthony Mitchell

Colorado Technical University Wichita native and Friends University graduate. Certified carnut. Is currently pursuing a doctorate of computer science at Colorado Technical University with a concentration in Information Assurance. Hopes to have a personal...

Peter Karman

Open Source Technologist Peter Karman is an open source technologist who wrote his first computer program in 1984 and installed his first Linux distribution in 1999. For over two decades he has applied technology...

Bob Murphy

Linux Systems Administrator I am a Linux Systems Administrator, I’ve been a user of GNU/Linux for my own personal use since the late nineties. I’ve used many distributions over the years, starting with Slackware,...