ApacheCon US 2008 Speaker
Lars is co-founder and member of The Apache Software Foundation, and started contributing to the Apache HTTP Server project in 1997. In addition, he is the Vice President of the Conference Planning Committee, a member of the Apache security team, and the Apache public relations committee. He has a degree in computer engineering from the University of Siegen, Germany, where he wrote his first book about the Apache Web server in 1997. He held various senior engineering, consulting and management positions at various ISPs, mobile network providers and software development companies. Currently he works as a freelance IT consultant specializing in IT security and Open Source.