ORINDA, CA – April 11th, 2018

The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce that System76, purveyor of Linux powered desktops and laptops for over 12 years, has joined the GNOME Foundation Advisory Board.
The Advisory Board is a body of stakeholder organizations and companies who support the GNOME Project by providing funding and expert consultation. The board includes Google, Canonical, and the Free Software Foundation, among others.

“Less than a year ago, we launched Pop!_OS, and the community that’s grown up around it has been fantastic and continues to evolve. We’re excited to join the GNOME Foundation Advisory board and continue our engagement with the wider free software community.” said, Louisa Bisio, Marketing Director at System76

System76 brings expertise as a hardware OEM with STEM customers in enterprise, education and government, as well as consumers from the Linux fanbase.

“System76’s long-term ambition to see free software grow is highly commendable, and we’re extremely pleased that they’re coming onboard to help support the Foundation and the community,” said Neil McGovern, Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation.

The non-profit GNOME Foundation is an independent organization committed to supporting the advancement of the GNOME Project and software freedom. It provides financial, organizational and legal support to the GNOME Project and helps determine its vision and roadmap. GNOME software is used by millions of people around the world.
More information about GNOME and the GNOME Foundation can be found at www.gnome.org