Canonical’s new COO gets religion on Linux desktop

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, is undergoing significant changes in management. Founder Mark Shuttleworth has stepped down from his role as the CEO so that he can increase his involvement in the software design and development process. Jane Silber, who has long served as the company’s chief operating officer, will be taking over as CEO. To fill the COO vacancy left by Silber’s ascension, Canonical has recruited Matt Asay, the former vice president of business development at open source content management software company Alfresco.

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