Maria Bonnefon has worldwide responsibility for client based business development with public entities. She originally joined the Canonical team in October 2006, where she has actively contributed to the Canonical revenue growth through various roles. She has driven strategy leading to the development of Ubuntu from tech savvy to mainstream usage by consumers and enterprises.
Maria obtained her bachelors degree in International Business from Auburn University at the age of 18. She also holds an MBA from Georgia State University and a Masters in International Management from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Toulouse. Maria is based out of Bordeaux, France where she lives with husband, Thomas Bonnefon renowned wine maker, and 3 children.