Referent: Philipp Reisner
Philipp Reisner is founder and CEO of LINBIT in Vienna/Austria. He holds a Dipl.-Ing. (comparable to MSc) degree in computer science from Technical University in Vienna. His professional career has been dominated by developing DRBD, a storage replication for Linux. While in the early years (2001) this was literally writing kernel code. Today he leads a company of about 30 employees with locations in Vienna/Austria and Portland/Oregon with an open source business model offering support subscriptions to customers around the globe.