Jean Francois has more than 15 years of experience working in distributed computing environments. He has received the National Defense Medal for participation in Operation Desert Storm and held a Top Secret/SBI/SCI Clearance from 10/91 to 4/96. Jean has held positions as director of managed services for Opnix, Inc. and chief technology officer for EBIZ Enterprises, Inc., and is the president, CEO, and founder of MagusNet, Inc. MagusNet was founded on the idea of using Linux to provide businesses with consulting on security systems using proxy/filtering firewalls, as well as general UNIX system administration and applications using GNU tools such as Linux and other free operating systems like FreeBSD/Openbsd. Today MagusNet is primarily a security services company, providing Internet users with an anonymizing public proxy as a free Internet service. He has been a featured expert on radio, TV, and print, and in online forums.