Kim Brand

Updated at: May 3, 2008, 12:33 p.m.

Kim Brand is the President of Computer Experts, Inc and Managing Partner of Server Partners, LLC., which rent Linux-based servers to small businesses using local consultants for sales and support. Kim has worked in technology for over 25 years. He was an OEM for Digital Research back in the days of CP/M and 8 bit processors and implemented some of the first non-IBM version of MS-DOS.

He was on the founding board of the Indiana Software Association (which became TechPoint and is now the largest technology trade association in the state.) Kim Brand also invented the fileengine

Kim is an open source evangelist. He has conducted several Linux Boot Camps for the Indiana Computer Educators Conference and the Central Indiana Linux User's Group. He is a moderator of TechPoint's Open Source Software for Business Peer Group.

Kim is insatiably curious about everything. (He ran for a seat in the Indiana House of Representatives as a Libertarian to learn how society worked.) His clients range from small Catholic grade schools to cemeteries to statewide Masonic organizations. (He is a 33rd degree Scottish Rite Mason.)

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