Bill Weinberg brings two decades of open source, embedded and open systems, telecoms, and other technology experience to his role as Independent Analyst and Consultant at He recently completed his tenure as General Manager of the Linux Phone Standards Forum (LiPS); previously, at Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) he served as Senior Technology Analyst and managed OSDL Mobile Linux and Carrier Grade Linux Initiatives. Prior to OSDL, Bill was a founding team-member at MontaVista Software, and was intrumental in establishing Linux as the leading platform for intelligent devices. He also worked at Lynx Real-Time Systems, Acer Computer Brazil, and Microtec Research.

Bill is well known for his writing and speaking on topics ranging from global adoption of Linux to embedded/real-time computing, from application migration to licensing and standardization, and from telecom infrastructure to mobile applications. Bill is a prolific contributor to print and on-line venues including Linux Journal, LinuxUser, Linux Devices, Tech Target and RTC Magazine. Bill is also a frequent speaker, panelist, and advisor at events like Open Source World, LinuxExpo Live, Software Developer, and Informa Open Source in Mobile.