Eric Raymond

Eric Raymond by Peter Adams.

Eric Raymond, New York City, 2015.

Eric Raymond is a software engineer and the author of the influential essay The Cathedral and the Bazaar. The essay, which detailed the benefits of the open source software development model, was widely cited by early proponents of the open source movement. Raymond was one of the earliest organizers of the open source movement and co-founded the Open Source Initiative (OSI)– a global non-profit organization that works to raise awareness and adoption of open source software.