Jeff Waugh speaking at GUADEC
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Jeff Waugh (also known as "jdub") is an Australian free software and open source software developer. He is a consultant for Waugh Partners and is known for his past prominence in the GNOME and Ubuntu projects and communities.
In 2004, Waugh was hired by Mark Shuttleworth as an early employee of Canonical Ltd. and member of the Ubuntu project, where he worked in business development. At OSCON in 2005, Waugh won "Best Evangelist" in the Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards for his evangelism of Ubuntu and GNOME. He announced his resignation from Canonical in July 2006 in order to focus more fully on his work in the GNOME project.
From 2007 Waugh and then-wife Pia Waugh were co-directors of Waugh Partners, an Australian Open Source consultancy launched in 2006. Waugh Partners won the 2007 NSW State Pearcey Award for Young Achievers for their work promoting Free Software to the Australian ICT industry. In 2008 Waugh was a partner of the One Laptop Per Child Australia program. As of 2010[update] Waugh is the sole director of Waugh Partners, since Pia Waugh's move to a new career in 2009.
Waugh has served in a number of formal and semi-formal positions in Free Software development and community projects:
- Director, Open Source Industry Australia, 2008
- Director, the GNOME Foundation board, 2003–2004 and 2006–2008
- Member of the linux.conf.au 2007 organising team
- Chairman of the Annodex Foundation 2005–2006
- GNOME release manager 2001–2005
- President of the Sydney Linux Users Group, 2002–2003
- Member of the committee of the Sydney Linux Users Group, 2000–2002.
- Member of the linux.conf.au 2001 organising team
Other Free Software involvement 
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- "Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards - Hall of Fame". Google. Retrieved 2008-04-27.
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- "Board of Directors". Open Source Industry Australia. Retrieved 2008-06-29.
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- Esfahbod, Behdad (2008-12-15). "Changes to the GNOME board". http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-list/2008-December/msg00014.html. Retrieved 2009-03-06.
- "Contact - linux.conf.au 2007". Linux Australia. Retrieved 2008-05-08.
- "Annodex Foundation launch at Linux.conf.au" (PDF) (Press release). CSIRO. 2006-01-24. Retrieved 2008-05-09.
- "The Elected Committee of the Foundation for the Year 2005/2006". Annodex Association. Retrieved 2008-05-09.
- "Previous Committees". Sydney Linux Users Group. Retrieved 2008-04-27.