• Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Sun Microsystems
  • BT
  • IBM
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zimbra
  • Atlassian Software Systems
  • Disney
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Etelos
  • Ingres
  • JasperSoft
  • Kablink
  • Linagora
  • MindTouch
  • Mozilla Corporation
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • OpSource
  • RightScale
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Tenth Planet
  • Ticketmaster
  • Voiceroute
  • White Oak Technologies, Inc.
  • XAware
  • ZDNet

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Hunter Cross
Artist + Web Developer, Ponticlaro Inc.


Hunter studied Studio Art at Trinity University with Liz Ward. He lives and works in Austin, Texas. He is co-director of the Open Doors Art Collective. He has curated 5 exhibitions with this contemporary art group at spaces such as The Dallas Contemporary, MASS Gallery and Austin’s Dougherty Arts Center. Open Doors has received a City of Austin cultural grant and an Austin Chronicle nomination for Best Group Exhibition in 2005.

His work has been a part of Austin Museum of Art’s 22 to Watch triennial and Arthouse’s New American Talent. His installations, proposal works, drawings and sculptures are owned by collectors in New York, Los Angeles, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Houston.

Web Developer
Before becoming a successful web entrepreneur, Hunter worked for Giles Design and REAL Software.

In 2004, Hunter began work as a freelance web developer specializing in ecommerce and open source consulting. In the fall of 2006, Hunter founded Ponticlaro Inc., a full-service creative studio to better serve his international client base.


Desktop Applications, Ubuntu
Location: D135 Level: Novice
Hunter Cross (Ponticlaro Inc.)
An overview of experiences and best practices for how to use Ubuntu as an economically viable platform for installation art, collaborative art projects, and art exhibition kiosks and for the presentation of software-based art project proposals in contemporary art spaces. Read more.
OSCON 2008