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Bob Young on Collaboration, Innovation, and Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

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Red Hat founder Bob Young

"I could do something for my customers that IBM and Oracle and Microsoft and Sun Microsystems weren't prepared to do," says Red Hat founder Bob Young. "Give them control over the technology they were using."

Credit: Free Software Magazine

Bob Young knows about open source and innovation. He's co-founder and former CEO of Red Hat. Founder and CEO of Lulu. Co-founder of the Center for the Public Domain. Much of his life's endeavors have been built on innovation through collaboration.

Earlier this year he gave a talk titled "Collaborative Innovation" on the lessons he's learned from open source and community building. Here are those lessons in his own words.

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