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Barton George

Developer and Linux lead
Austin, TX
Barton leads the Linux and developer efforts in Dell's laptop and workstation division. He is tasked with growing the share of Linux-based systems that the division offers.
He is also the founder and lead of Project Sputnik, an Linux-based laptop for developers, now in its 8th generation. Prior to Dell Barton spent 13 years at Sun Microsystems in a variety of roles from manufacturing to product and corporate marketing as well an evangelist and Linux lead in Suns Open Source program office. He spent his last three years on the Open Source evangelist. Bartom began his professional career out of college with a four year stint in Tokyo in Sony’s UNIX workstation group.

Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Barton headed east for higher education and attended Williams College and Harvard Business School. He is a single father and happily resides with his three children in Austin, TX.