CJ Fearnley was an early leader in the adoption and implementation of Linux and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). He built LinuxForce to be the "go-to" firm for Linux. He built the Synergetics Collaborative (SNEC) to be 501(c)(3) scientific and educational non-profit building on Buckminster Fuller's work Synergetics. CJ received a BA in Math and Philosophy from Binghamton University. He was named to the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2006 "40 Under 40" List.