Full name: Lars Patrik Wallström
Born in Stockholm 1971
Summer work - Paralog AB
Developers of a free-text database system
called Trip. I was member of the team that
ported the system from Pascal/VMS to C/Unix.
Fall 1992 - Spring 1993
Education - Business systems programming
Learning relational databases (SQL), Cobol,
C, Pascal and a structured programming scheme
Summer 1993 - Fall 1994
Technical freelance consultant
Among the clients were the Royal Institute of Technology,
Finlarm AB, and some more. Configured computer
LANs and Internet connections.
January - April 1995
Technical consultant in Norway,
Helping a startup company in northern Norway.
Business strategy and software consultancy.
August 1995 - January 1997
System Administrator at Mediagymnasiet in Nacka
Administration of the media schools network, and
all of the computers and servers. A mixture of
Irix, PC, Macs and Amigas, together with all kinds
of media, including a TV studio, two online beta
editing rooms, and two music studios.
January 1997 - February 1998
System Administrator, Bonnier Online
Responsible for Bonnier Online's internal network
and Solaris servers, with focus on computer security.
Some intranet application development.
Research in the future of online music distribution.
Bonnier Online was Bonnier's first go with their
February 1998 - May 1998
System Manager, Bonnier Interaktiv
Responsible for building the new network in the
Bonnier Interaktiv building Frizon. Member of the
WAN team for the Bonnier Media Network, and also
Y2K working group and corporation wide technical
Bonnier's is the leading publishing house in Sweden.
Fall 1997 --
Started own consulting firm - Foodfight Stockholm
Clients: Landstinget, Global Communications,
May 1998 - Dec 1998
Technical consultant, Out There Communications
Application development with ASP and Oracle.
Developing an Environmental Intranet for Stockholms
Stad. Responsible for some of the internal servers,
and computer security.
1999 - end of 1999
Technical Project Manager, Halogen
Design, plan and production of the internal network
together with the IT-manager.
Building e-commerce backend system for Telia
E-commerce. Specializing in computer security,
and web site architecture.
Halogen is a next generation Internet business
developer, founded in february 1999.
System Designer, New Media Distribution
Technical strategy work, design of the
backend systems, and project manager for Sonox.com.
Responsible for building the technical platform.
Sonox.com is establishing itself as a leading
musical community for sale and distribution of
music over the Internet through custom-made
CDs as well as digital downloading.
September 2000 -- September 2005
Editor and founder of Gnuheter.com
Technical editor and founder of the news
site Gnuheter.com. Gnuheter was the leading
commmunity based news site for the swedish
open source community. Writing news and
editorials on a daily basis, as well as
maintaining and developing the site.
July 2001 - December 2001
Technical Project Manager at Room33
Implementing and managing the internal
bugtracking system. Technical Project management
for a big customer, delivering an implementation
of the Room33 portal platform.
Jan 2002 --
Restarted Foodfight Stockholm
Consulting with Linux, computer security and
web development, and also strategy work with
free software and open source.
Interested in: Unix, TCP/IP, computer security, music,
web servers (and related applications like logfile analyzers),
open source and free software, Linux, e-mail, and the future
of Internet and peer-2-peer networking.
Have been programming: Assembler, Pascal, C/C++, Basic, ASP, Perl,
PHP, MySQL, Oracle. Deep knowledge of open source tools.
Member of the electronic music group Reglage,
Drottningholmsvägen 70, 2tr
112 42 Stockholm
Telephone: +46 8 6188428
Cellular: +46 709 580442