Matt Zimmerman (also known as mdz) is a Linux distribution developer who has had prominent roles in development of the Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. He is the CTO of Canonical, the company which founded and is at the centre of Ubuntu development.
Examples of ally work
Matt has made feminist commentary on anti-feminist incidents in the geek community:
- The So simple, your mother could do it incidents in the Ubuntu community
- CouchDB talk and other Sexualized presentations and similar incidents
- EMACS virgins joke
His Ada Lovelace Day post highlighted the contributions of his mother, Margie D’Valle.