Last week Jeremy White, the CEO of CodeWeavers and Andrew Eikum, a Wine Developer at CodeWeavers who focuses the majority of his work time on Proton joined Forbes’s Jason Evangelho on his Podcast, Linux For Everyone.
Linux for Everyone is a podcast about the thrilling world of desktop Linux, open source software and the community creating it. For beginners and veterans alike! Hosted by Forbes's Jason Evangelho.
Jeremy and Andrew discuss the history of Wine, the history of CodeWeavers and how our collaboration with Valve on Proton started. And that’s not all, folks. There’s more, but you’ll have to listen to the podcast (thanks marketing). Perhaps we discuss what we’re working on now, or our hopes and dreams for the future or how we think Linux fits in today’s world. You just never know. So go ahead and tune in here for our debut on episode #9.
It all started with a Tweet. A special thanks to Jason Evangelho for recognizing our work with Valve and Linux gaming and reading his Twitter feed. And thanks to a Twitter (you know who you are, please reach out to us so we can send you some super sweet swag) user for recognizing the impact CodeWeavers and Wine have had in making gaming on Linux what it is today and bringing it to Jason’s attention. Without both of you, this interview would not have been possible.
About Jana Schmid
Jana has been working in the marketing profession for over 10 years. She joined the CodeWeavers marketing department in 2010 and has earned oddities such as the Margaritaville Tahiti Frozen Concoction Maker and a lifetime supply of sparkling water for her performance as Marketing Director. Contact Jana at firstname.lastname@example.org and learn more about her professional accomplishments on LinkedIn.
About Andrew Eikum
Andrew has been a Wine developer at CodeWeavers since 2009. He works on all parts of Wine, but specifically supports Wine's audio. He's also a developer on many of CodeWeavers's software ports.
Founded in 1996 as a general software consultancy, CodeWeavers focuses on the development of Wine – the core technology found in all of its CrossOver products. The company's goal is to bring expanded market opportunities for Windows software developers by making it easier, faster and more painless to port Windows software to Mac and Linux. CodeWeavers is recognized as a leader in open-source Windows porting technology, and maintains development offices in Minnesota, the United Kingdom and elsewhere around the world. The company is privately held.
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