Linux: Where Are We Going - Linux Creator Linus Torvalds and Intel's Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist, Dirk Hohndel
Linux creator Linus Torvalds will take the stage with Intel’s Chief Linux and Open Source Technologies Dirk Hohndel to discuss the latest technical advancements in the kernel.
Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist, Intel
Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist, Intel Corporation Dirk Hohndel has been an active developer and contributor in the Linux space since its earliest days. Among other roles, he worked as Chief Technology Officer of SuSE and as Vice President of The XFree86 Project, Inc. Dirk joined Intel in 2001. He works in the Software and Services Group and focuses on the technology direction of Intel's Open Source Technology Center and guides Intel's engagements in open source. He is... Read More →
Fellow, The Linux Foundation
Linus Torvalds created the Linux kernel and oversaw open source development of the widely-used Linux operating system.
Torvalds was born on December 28, 1969 in Helsinki, Finland. Torvalds enrolled at the University of Helsinki in 1988, graduating with a master's degree in computer science. His M.Sc. thesis was titled Linux: A Portable Operating System.
An avid computer programmer, Linus authored many gaming applications in his early years. After purchasing a personal computer with an Intel... Read More →
Wednesday November 7, 2012 9:40am - 10:10am
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