Sebastopol, CA, April 15, 2009 -- Want to learn how open source software helped Barack Obama get elected president? Dont miss the closing keynote at the MySQL Conference & Expo 2009, Database We Can Believe In: Stories from the Front Lines (and Server Rooms) of Barack Obama's Online Presidential Campaign. Co-presented by Sun Microsystems and OReilly Media, the seventh annual MySQL Conference & Expo explores Innovation Everywhere April 20-23, 2009 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. With more than 2,000 attendees, it is the world's largest community event for open source database developers, DBAs, vendors, and corporate IT managers.
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Barack Obama's presidential campaign created an unprecedented online grassroots movement in which supporters generated thousands of events, made millions of phone calls, raised record amounts of money, and received over a billion emails. On Thursday March 23, join us to hear how the efforts of Chuck Hagenbuch and Leigh Heyman of Blue State Digital, and Stephen Gunn, Mikey Dickerson, and Ian Gulliver of Google forever changed the way that technology is used in the election process. They will share details and their experiences leading up to Election Day, the tools that were used, and how the campaign's online efforts exceeded all expectations.
The Obama Team members brought diverse experience and skills to this historic project.
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