Name: Salim Badakhchani
Time Zone/Country: GMT United Kingdom
Basic skills and experiences: Release configuration management. Reason for joining: To contribute more to the community.
Goals and Aims: Learn how to better utilise Fedora. Introduce Fedora and the Fedora project to others and have them adopt it as a platform of execution for their daily computing needs.
IRC Channels: fedora fedora-devel
Certified I.T. professional, with over 15 years of industry experience, specialising in the banking and telecommunications industry. Passionate supporter of the Free and Open Source software and early adopter and advocate those technologies.
2008 - Acision adopts RHEL and HP c7000 blade enclosure for the Next Generation Platform (NGP) Voice mail offering.
2005 - Royal Bank of Scotland's Linux Early Adopters Program (LEAP) chooses RHEL for its fixed income and derivatives trading platform.
2003 - University College London deploys High performance cluster running Red Hat 7.1 used to speed up gene sequencing lead times.
I hope to spend more time on Fedora projects with a focus on release configuration management and associated tools. I have a keen interest with embedded mobile technology offerings and would like to continue my advocacy work for both Fedora and Red Hat.