Chris DiBona

Chris DiBona

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Chris DiBona is the Open Source Programs Manager for Mountain View, Ca based Google, Inc. His job includes running the Summer of Code and releasing open source software on Google's Code website, which can be found at

Before joining Google, Mr. DiBona was an editor/author for the popular online website and He is an internationally known advocate of open source software and related methodologies. He co-edited the award winning essay compilations "Open Sources" and "Open Sources 2.0" and writes for a great number of publications. He was briefly the Linux guy on TechTV and speaks on a variety of open source issues internationally.

Open Sources 2.0 Open Sources 2.0
by Chris DiBona, Mark Stone, Danese Cooper
October 2005
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

Open Sources Open Sources
by Chris DiBona, Sam Ockman
January 1999
Print: $24.95
Ebook: $19.99