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Inspiring Tech Talks @ Cisco CREATE: proudly presenting maddog

March 3, 2015

When: Tuesday, March 10th 4:30pm
Where: UTC Hackney, Basing Place, E28AA London

We have the rare and amazing opportunity to host maddog, Director of Linux International and a legend in the developer community. He has been working on Linux from the very beginning and is one of the most vocal and inspiring advocates of the Open Source movement.

“maddog (aka Jon Hall) has been in the computing industry since 1969. A programmer, systems administrator, product manager, technical marketing manager, consultant, university educator, book author, magazine author and blogger. He has travelled to over 100 countries, spoken at thousands of conferences, universities and enterprises. He has gone on to develop many business plans for various companies, including two billion dollar lines of business for Silicon Graphics and two for Digital Equipment Corporation.” (

If you’re interested in Linux, open source, computers, coding and all things digital, this is a talk not to be missed.

Come and be inspired!

Attendance is free but registration required, so please register here:


Co-organised by Cisco CREATE, Hackney UTC and Cisco Networking Academy

Supported by LPI (Linux Professional Institute) and The Open University


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