Verizon President & COO doesn't know about open source
LAS VEGAS -- I just got out of a Q&A session with Verizon Communications President and COO Denny Strigl and being an open source guy I asked Strigl about open source. Specifically I asked what role does open source play at Verizon now, especially in light of the recent SFLC lawsuit against Verizon on GPL infringement.
Strigl looked at me with a blank face and asked me to repeat my question. He was completely clueless.
He then asked one of his PR people to answer, and they too were clueless.
Apparently though open source types (like myself) thought the Verizon thing was a big deal, it apparently never reached the radar screen of Verizon's top exec. Go figure.