SourceForge hires ex-wrestler

Mountain View, (CA) – Open Source evangelist SourceForge has hired Michael Sileck to join the company’s Board of Directors.

Sileck, 49, was until last December, the Chief Operating Officer of World Wrestling Entertainment. He also has experience at online recruitment site Monster Worldwide, USA Networks and the broadcast industry.

“Mike is a great addition to our team,” said Scott L. Kauffman, SourceForge President and CEO. “His depth and range of experience in working with some of the media industry’s most innovative companies will serve us well.”

“I am excited by the opportunity to join SourceForge, and look forward to working with the team,” said Sileck. “I feel fortunate to be able to contribute to an organization that is a true innovator in online media.”

SourceForge describes itself as ‘the global technology community’s nexus for information exchange, goods for geeks, and open source software distribution and services’.