Randal L. Schwartz

Randal L. Schwartz is a renowned expert on the Perl programming language, having contributed to a dozen top-selling books on the subject, and over 250 magazine articles. Schwartz runs a Perl and Dart training and consulting company (Stonehenge Consulting Services, Inc of Portland, Oregon), and is a highly sought-after speaker for his masterful stage combination of technical skill, comedic timing, and crowd rapport. Schwartz hosts the successful FLOSS Weekly podcast (just passing its 10th anniversary), covering Free/Libre Open Source Software by interviewing the project leaders and legends in the industry. Schwartz serves on the LinuxFund Board, and formerly served on the boards of the Perl Institute and Squeak.