One of the Open Season faithful

My IT buyers date Dave Rosenberg. How weird is that?

It's not often that I get to meet a listener of my Open Season podcast that I do with Ashlee Vance (The Register) and Dave Rosenberg (Mulesource). But today, I scored twice. I had a prospective customer meeting in the Northeast and walked into the room to discover that I was (in)famous.

It turns out that one of the two is married to a woman who used to date Dave Rosenberg back in college. Now, from this you could rightly guess that anyone married to anyone who dated Dave must have serious selection problems, making Alfresco a highly suspect business decision. But I'm hoping he'll persist in his disorder. :-)

At any rate, it's great to know there are real people among the listeners of Open Season, and that they have a lot of money to spend on IT. I'll take it. Send away!

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About the author

    Matt Asay is chief operating officer at Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux operating system. Prior to Canonical, Matt was general manager of the Americas division and vice president of business development at Alfresco, an open-source applications company. Matt brings a decade of in-the-trenches open-source business and legal experience to The Open Road, with an emphasis on emerging open-source business strategies and opportunities. He is a member of the CNET Blog Network and is not an employee of CNET. You can follow Matt on Twitter @mjasay.


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