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OCS 2020 Breakout: Bruno Lowagie

Joseph (JJ) Jacks
COSS missionary
Updated on ・1 min read

Bruno Lowagie is the former Business Owner and CTO of iText Group NV.

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Bruno Lowagie is the creator of iText, the open source PDF creation and manipulation library that powers billions of PDF generations daily.

Tell me about your background. How did you get into computers and programming in the very beginning? - 0:21

How did you come to start iText? What led you to the very beginning of writing some software that led to starting a company? - 1:21

You’re also coming out with a book, going into incredible detail the story you just articulated in the last 20 minutes. So I’d encourage everyone to follow you. I wanted to understand two things. One is, how did the evolution of your business unfold, starting with selling EULAs - what else did you sell over time? Two is, you mentioned some revenue numbers around 2009, but what about the revenue numbers when growing thereafter? - 21:19

When is your target date to release the book? - 27:29

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