Mike's twenty-five years in the IT field began as the president of an IT solutions company in the early '80s and range across most of the IT marketplace. During his presidency, Mike developed one of the most comprehensive GSA Schedule programs for one of the largest Pacific Rim Corporations. He helped launch government Information Technology Sales and Marketing programs for two Fortune 1000 companies and over the last three years has spearheaded the Linux and Open Source effort at Northrop Grumman Information Technology. http://www.it.northropgrumman.com/index.asp Part of the Open Source effort includes Linux Beowulf Clusters and Grid Computing. For the last three years Mike has hosted, managed and promoted the Baltimore Washington Beowulf Users Group http://www.bwbug.org which meets monthly and hosts the top speakers from Beowulf and enterprise Linux Cluster community. One of the recent Beowulf meetings was featured in the front page of Business Section of the Washington Post http://www.scyld.com/wp_scyld_040216.pdf. Mike is on several boards and committes as well as director of a not for profit youth program.    (UW)

Mike Fitzmaurice Director of the BWBUG mfitzmaur@aol.com 240-475-7877    (UX)

T. Michael Fitzmaurice, Jr. Northrop Grumman Information Technology Federal Enterprise Solutions Manager Open Source Solutions 8110 Gatehouse Road, Suite 400W Falls Church, VA 22042 703-205-3132 office    (UY)

Email michael.fitzmaurice@ngc.com    (UZ)