Ashley Maher is an IT Solutions Architect specialising in the use, development and integration of Open Source Software. With over 25 years experience in the IT industry he has been invited to present papers at the State Computers in Education State Conference and many local groups.
Currently he is the General Manager of Didymo Designs (http://www.didymodesigns.com.au) and is a Session Lecturer in the Informatics Faculty at the University of Wollongong. Ashley is Chairman South Coast Chapter Australian Computer Society, Drupal Developer and a Member of Open Source Industry Australia. Ashley has also held several influential positions over a period of time with the Illawarra Business Chamber ICT Group and Illawarra ICT Network.
In addition, Ashley organises and runs the Employer Nights and Linux Install Fests for the Informatics Faculty of the University of Wollongong.
Ashley has a Bachelor of Science Degree with double majors in Mathematics (Pure and Applied Mathematics) and a Masters of Computer Studies. Having been a founding member of the South Coast Linux User Group (SCLUG) he continues to coordinate the actions of SCLUG.