Continued interesting news around the OpenPOWER Foundation as Samsung was recently announced to be joining the organization.
IBM provided a short news release http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/43195.wss
The OpenPOWER foundation is an open development alliance based on IBM's POWER microprocessor architecture. An exciting new realm of innovation and direction.
The press release highlighted several of the key Leadership positions for the Foundation for 2014.
- Chairman: Gordon MacKean, Google Engineering Director
- President: Bradley McCredie, IBM Fellow
- Vice President: Michael Diamond, Nvidia Senior Director of Marketing
- Chairman of the Technical Steering Committee: Jeff Brown, IBM Distinguished Engineer
OpenPOWER was announced back in the summer of 2013. See http://www.open-power.org/