MacDonald is a media and communications strategist at open source
technology specialists InitMarketing. Over the past twelve years he has
worked in a variety of roles within marketing, communications and
journalism in both the UK and Germany.
Consultant, InitMarketing (Germany)
As a consultant focused
on tech start-ups and disruptive technologies, Rory’s drive for
building new markets is evidenced by a string of client companies that
have become the target of lucrative takeovers.
encountered GNU/Linux whilst working at SAP AG in the late 1990’s, Rory
has continued to work with open source software users, developers,
vendors and projects for over a decade. During this period clients have
included: Acrylis, Drupal, MagnoliaCMS, OTRS and Typo3.
addition to his consulting roles, Rory has contributed to IDG Techworld
and now works as the news editor and an occasional features writer on
Linux User and Developer Magazine.
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