February 3rd, 2009

Software Association of Oregon adds familiar faces, Twitter


Software Association of Oregon - SAOThe Software Association of Oregon has recently announced a new Board of Directors. And I’m happy to report that those new Board members include a number of familiar faces from companies that have graced the pages of the Silicon Florist.

“Who?” you ask?

Well, hold your horses and I’ll tell you:

Congratulations to the SAO and all of the new Board members. It’s nice to see some of the Web startups here in town getting a seat at the table.

Not only that, it’s a good direction for the SAO to be moving to ensure that they remain relevant with all of the various “tech community”s in town.

In other news, the SAO now has a Twitter presence. Coincidence? Yeah, probably. But interesting anyway.

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9 Responses to “Software Association of Oregon adds familiar faces, Twitter”

  1. Harv says:

    Thanks for the shout, Rick!

  2. I think there is one glaring omission on this list…Rick Tuzcryzxy from Slicon Florist!

  3. Thx for the mention Rick – very cool of you. SAO is back on track and making some huge strides in ’09. It’s one of the only associations in Oregon that offers healthcare for 1-person companies and the SAO Board is more engaged in the software community than we’ve ever been before.

  4. [...] of you know Portland’s Scott Kveton as one of the new board members for Software Association of Oregon (SAO), founder of the OSU Open Source Lab, the former chair of the OpenID Foundation, a Portvangelist, [...]

  5. [...] of you know Portland’s Scott Kveton as one of the new board members for Software Association of Oregon (SAO), founder of the OSU Open Source Lab, the former chair of the OpenID Foundation, a Portvangelist, [...]

  6. [...] you have to admit, it’s not entirely out of the blue. I mean, he was recently named to the Software Association of Oregon board. And there was a vacant president [...]

  7. [...] you have to admit, it’s not entirely out of the blue. I mean, he was recently named to the Software Association of Oregon board. And there was a vacant president [...]


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