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The OW2 projects aim at facilitating the development, deployment and management of distributed applications with a focus on open source middleware and related development and management tools. In the open source software value chain, OW2 is positioned as an industry platform] facilitating interaction between open source code Producers and open source code Consumers.
Open Source Strategy Manager for BULL S.A., Jean-Pierre Laisné is Chairman of OW2 Consortium (previously known as ObjectWeb), a consortium composed of leading European Industry players joining efforts to produce Open Source middleware. Jean-Pierre Laisné is involved in Qualipso and is leading the efforts around Qualipso Network. Jean-Pierre Laisné is also co-founder of AFUL (French Speaking Linux Users\' Association), a very active organisation lobbying for Linux and Open-Source software expansion. Jean-Pierre Laisné was previously CEO of Linbox, a European start up specialised in providing easy to install, simple to manage and inexpensive to maintain network computing solutions based on Linux. Jean-Pierre Laisné has 20 years of experience responsible for the definition, organisation and implementation of Information Systems in different sectors, such as insurance and industry, all around the world. His professional experience is key to bring Open Source to the enterprise and his numerous contributions to studies and conferences makes Jean-Pierre Laisné one of the few renowned experts world wide.