David Adler presented the 2007 White Camel Awards for significant non-technical acheivement in Perl:
- Allison Randal
Allison is at the center of the
Perl community. She's been president of The Perl Foundation, a leader
and manager of various parts of the Perl 6 and Parrot efforts, as well
a Perl author and editor. Her latest contribution to Perl is version 2
of the Artistic License, under which most open source Perl code, and
Perl itself, is licensesd "under the
terms of Perl itself".
- Tim O'Reilly
You may think of Tim as the guy
Programming perl and Learning Perl, but he also
kick-started the current form of the Perl community by giving it a
place to come to together once a year. O'Reilly & Associates
started The Perl Conference in 1997. Perl Mongers, the organization
that helped start Perl users groups all over the world, started at
that first Perl Conference. O'Reilly Media has been incredibly
gracious and helpful to the Perl community.
- Norbert E. Grüner
Norbert help start
the German Perl Workshop in 1999 and now is involved in several of the
Perl conferences and workshops that take place in Europe. He's the
chair of the YAPC::Europe committee.