Og Maciel

Who am I?

My name is Og Maciel, born in Brazil but living in the United States since 1991. Graduated from Pace University with a BS in Biochemistry in 1997. Married since 2000, father of a 4 1/2-year-old daughter and soon to be a father of a second child.

Been involved with Open Source, and more specifically with the Brazilian community since 2005, thanks to incentive from Stephan Hermann. Started as a translator for the Brazilian Team, eventually being appointed as the administrator, and now proud leader of the team.

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==== Involvement:====

  • Leader of Ubuntu Brazilian Portuguese Translators Team
  • Contributor to the Gnome Brazilian Translators Team
  • Founding Member of Ubuntu Brazilian Planet Team
  • Spearheaded the creation of the Brazilian Data Miners Team
  • Spearheaded the creation of the Brazilian Documentation Team
  • Represented Ubuntu at the Linux World Expo in Boston (2006).
  • Represented Ubuntu at the Princeton Computer Show (2006).
  • Member of Norther New Jersey MySQL User Group
  • Founding member of the Ubuntu United States - NJ Team
  • Organizer of Nothern New Jersey Linux User Group (2004 - 2005)


  • Wiki: OgMaciel

  • IRC: OgMaciel on network chat.freenode.org, irc.gimp.org

  • IRC: GnuKemist on network chat.freenode.org

  • Jabber: og.maciel@gmail.com

  • OpenPGP keys: D5CFC202

OgMaciel (last edited 2008-02-03 14:44:20 by localhost)