Unicom Systems Development

Chip Rosenthal

Chip Rosenthal has been developing systems and tools based on open source software and open network protocols for over 20 years. He is the owner of Unicom Systems Development, a provider of technology consulting and contract development services.

Chip is a recognized leader of the community technology movement in Texas. He is a founder of the longest-running free Internet training program in Texas. He helped develop the award-winning Austin Bloggers web site. In 2005, he helped create SaveMuniWireless.Org, which defeated legislation to ban community wireless networks in Texas. He currently chairs the Austin Community Technology and Telecommunications Commission, which advises the Austin City Council on technology matters.

You can follow his adventures in open source, community technology, and Texas living on his weblog.