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Darl McBride

Darl McBride became the CEO of the SCO Group (formerly known as Caldera) in June 28, 2002. During his tenure, Caldera renamed itself the SCO Group, and on March 7, 2003 initiated litigation against IBM regarding the intellectual property status of the Linux operating system.

McBride holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University and received a Masters degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign[?].

From 1988 to 1996, he worked at Novell, where at first he was in charge of Novell Japan and later was vice president and general manager of Novell's Embedded Systems Division (NEST). He left Novell to become senior vice president of IKON Office Solutions. Forbes magazine website (http://www.forbes.com/2003/06/18/cz_dl_0618linux) reports he sued IKON in 1997, winning a settlement that he says was worth multiple millions. (IKON acknowledges the settlement but disputes the amount.) He was also involved in two startups, SBI and Company, a professional services company, which he founded and served as CEO, and later was CEO of PointServe, a software company, both of which he raised venture capital for. From August 2, 2000 MacBride was the president of Franklin Covey's online planning business until a few months prior to his recruitment for the SCO Group.

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