Greg Smith Over and Out

Sebastian Silva sebastian at
Thu Jan 8 13:40:47 EST 2009

I also wanted to say, I've been impressed by your excellent contribution.
Thank you and best of luck.


2009/1/8 Greg Smith <gregsmitholpc at>:
> Hi All,
> My time on this project is over for now! I was laid off yesterday and
> tomorrow is my last day at OLPC.
> So many things to follow up on, its hard to know where to begin handing
> off. I can say that XO Camp is on for next week as planned. SJ is now
> coordinating it.
> Aside from that, contact Ed McNierney <ed at laptop dot org> for any
> development questions or anything else on my plate.
> I'm sorry to drop the ball, but I need to find a new job ASAP. Perhaps I
> can participate again in the future but I'm unsubscribing from all lists
> as of tomorrow.
> If I can pass along some history or other work, don't hesitate to
> contact me.
> My new e-mail address: gregsmithpm at
> To come to OLPC, I left a safe and lucrative job making some of the most
> advanced computers in the world. I took a big risk to work on what I
> think is important and I gave it everything I could.
> I have no regrets. I'm proud of what I accomplished and honored to have
> been a member of this great community.
> Its time to go back and take care of my own family again. Let me know if
> anyone has leads on Product Manager openings in Massachusetts or
> tele-commuting. My technical specialties have been high-end routers and
> networking, distributed server architectures, image and video
> processing, and online marketing including data analysis. Now I'll add
> open source development, social networking/Web 2.0, educational
> software, low cost computing and wireless networking to that list ;-)
> As a product manager, I write the business case and technical
> requirements and manage all aspects of the project to get a quality
> product built and shipped on time. Give me n engineers to work with and
> I'll give you n Million $s in revenue in the first year and double that
> every 6 months after.
> That's my new pitch :-) Send me an e-mail with any leads or for a copy
> of my resume.
> Good luck! Please keep at it if you can. There are hundreds of thousands
> of kids using the XO now. Regardless of organizational priorities, they
> deserve the very best software available.
> Thanks,
> Greg S
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