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Michael Tiemann

Michael Tiemann on the MySQL Conference 05 (2005 photo)

Michael Tiemann is Vice President of Open Source Affairs at Red Hat, Inc.,[1][2] and former President of the Open Source Initiative.[3] He previously was the Chief Technical Officer of Red Hat.[4] He has served on a number of boards, including the Embedded Linux Consortium,[5] the GNOME Foundation Advisory Board,[6] and the Board of Directors of ActiveState Tool Corp.[7] He is also co-owner with Amy Tiemann of Manifold Recording Studios.[8]

He co-founded Cygnus Solutions in 1989.[9][10] His programming contributions to free software include authorship of the GNU C++ compiler and work on the GNU C compiler and the GNU Debugger.[11] Tiemann is featured in the 2001 documentary Revolution OS.[12]

He earned a bachelor's degree from the Moore School of Electrical Engineering in 1986 at the University of Pennsylvania.[13]


  1. ^ "Michael Tiemann, V.P. of Red Hat Open Source Affairs, Selected as City of Raleigh 2015 Environmental Awards Keynote" (Press release). City of Raleigh. December 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ Tiemann, Michael. "Home page for Michael Tiemann". Retrieved 2015-02-21. 
  3. ^ Thank You Michael Tiemann!
  4. ^ "Red Hat Executive Team". Red Hat. Archived from the original on 2003-10-03. 
  5. ^ "Red Hat CTO Michael Tiemann Appointed to Embedded Linux Consortium Board of Directors" (Press release). Red Hat. June 21, 2000. 
  6. ^ Veillard, Daniel (2003-03-13). "Minutes of the GNOME Board meeting March 11 2003". foundation-announce (Mailing list). Retrieved 2015-02-21. 
  7. ^ "NY VC funds ActiveState" (Press release). ActiveState. 2000-09-25. ActiveState Board Member and Red Hat CTO Michael Tiemann 
  8. ^ About Manifold Recording Studios
  9. ^ FORTUNE VISITS 25 COOL COMPANIES: What has the computer revolution done for us lately?
  10. ^ Future of Cygnus Solutions: An Entrepreneur's Account, by Michael Tiemann (1999)
  11. ^ Stallman, Richard M. (February 1988). "GNUs Flashes, February 1988". GNU's Bulletin. 
  12. ^ "About". Revolution OS. 
  13. ^ Interview with Red Hat Vice President, Open Source Affairs - Michael Tiemann

External links

  • Michael Tiemann's Home Page
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