Klaus Behrla is "Geschäftsführer" at LPI Central Europe, the master affiliate of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic,Germany, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Poland and Switzerland. LPI is the worldwide market leader in HR certification for Linux and Open Source Software. Besides this he is "2. Vorsitzender" at LPI e.V., the LPI affiliate for the D-A-CH region and board member at the Open Source Business Foundation (OSBF) with it's project group "HR Certification ITC". He works since 1998 in the area of IT education and holds an LPI Level 1 certification."