Open Source: Yury Glikman elected as president of the OW2-Consortium
News from June 11, 2015
At the board meeting in this spring he was elected as successor to Prof. Huaimin Wang or a period of one year as president of the consortium.
The consortium brings together software-developers from the whole world, to develop industry-suited Open Source-Middleware and Software-Infrastructures and to make this available for everybody. Apart from the networking of the Open Source Community a main goal of the OW2 is the development of Open Source-Middleware, to promote general business applications and Cloud Computing-Platforms. To this effect the OW2 supports the communication and the Community Building in the framework of large joint research and development projects.
Speaking on his goals during his term, Dr. Glikman emphasized: „The OW2 is extremely important as an independent instance and network for software-developers, extremely important. This position we have to further strengthen by all means. We want to extend the OW2-Community to a Center-for-Excellence for Open Source Governance in Europe.“