|College of Information Science & Technology
The Peter Kiewit Institute of
Information Science, Technology & Engineering
When:Monday, April 2nd, 2007; 1:00pm-2:45pm (includes Q&A time)
Parking:Reserved parking on lowest level (3rd) of Parking Structure (Lot T)
Parking in Lot X or F is also available.
You are cordially invited to a conversation with Mårten Mickos, CEO of MySQL AB on Monday April 2nd, 2007 from 1:00pm-2:45pm in University of Nebraska at Omaha's Strauss Performing Arts Theatre. Mårten will give a talk and engage in a Q&A with the audience on the current state and future of the open source movement as a software development model. In particular, Marten will discuss the open source phenomenon and how it relates to modern society and the online revolution. He will cover the history of MySQL and looks at what the future may hold for open source and the software industry.
About Mårten: Mårten Mickos joined MySQL AB as CEO in 2001. Under his leadership, the company has grown from a start-up to the second-largest open source company and the fastest-growing database vendor in the world. Prior to MySQL, Mickos held multi-national CEO and senior executive positions in his native Finland. He holds a M.Sc. in technical physics from Helsinki University of Technology.