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Mark Skarpness
Mark Skarpness
Intel

Mark is the Director of Systems Engineering in the Open Source Technology Center at Intel. His team is responsible for integration, release engineering, distribution infrastructure, security, and quality assurance for Andorid, Tizen, and Yocto. Mark has held a variety of technical, marketing, and management positions during his nineteen years with Intel. Mark spent his first seven years at Intel as a software engineer and architect working in the area of broadband networking and he has been working on open source and Linux for the past twelve years.

Android Innovation
Mark Micire
Mark Micire
NASA Ames Research Center / Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Mark Micire is the engineering manager for the SPHERES National Laboratory and the project lead for the Human Exploration Telerobotics SmartSPHERES project in the Intelligent Robotics Group at NASA Ames Research Center. Prior to his recent transition to NASA, he worked for over a decade to bring robots and other technologies to emergency response and search and rescue. He received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and is passionate about using robots in extreme environments such as space and planetary exploration.

Smart SPHERES: Android-Powered, Free-Flying Space Robots
Karim Yaghmour
Karim Yaghmour
Opersys inc.

Karim is part serial entrepreneur, part unrepentant geek. As an active member of the open source community since the mid-90's, he pioneered the world of Linux tracing with the Linux Trace Toolkit and introduced Adeos, one of the first nanokernels/hypervisors for Linux. He's most widely know for his O'Reilly books: "Building Embedded Linux Systems" and "Embedded Android". As part of his work, he's had the privilege of working with teams from a wide range of fields, from enterprise to embedded.

Panel: Is Android The New Embedded Linux
Mike Anderson
Mike Anderson
The PTR Group, Inc.

Mike Anderson is currently CTO and Chief Scientist for The PTR Group, Inc. With over 35 years in the embedded and real-time computing industry, Mike works with a number of RTOS offerings. However, his focus over the past decade is primarily embedded Linux and Android on a number of CPU architectures. As an instructor and consultant, Mike is a regular speaker at the Embedded Systems Conference and the Embedded Linux Conference.

Panel: Is Android The New Embedded Linux
Tim Bird
Tim Bird
Sony Network Entertainment

Tim Bird is a Senior Staff Software Engineer for Sony Network Entertainment, where he helps Sony research improvements to Linux for use in Sony's products. Tim is also the Chair of the Architecture Group of the CE Working Group of the Linux Foundation. Tim has been doing Linux development for close to 20 years, and embedded Linux development for over a decade. He has given numerous talks about many different Linux topics, and attended every single ELC event.

Panel: Is Android The New Embedded Linux
Zach Pfeffer
Zach Pfeffer
Linaro

Zach currently leads the Android effort at Linaro, a place "where the world's leading technology companies define the future of Linux on ARM" [1]. Before Linaro he designed and implemented instruments with VxWorks, helped port Linux and Android to a variety of Qualcomm chipsets and worked on OMAP based, enterprise video conferencing devices built on Android. In addition, Jon Masters still can't hear him.

Panel: Is Android The New Embedded Linux
David C. Stewart
Intel

David Stewart is the manager of the Embedded Linux Engineering team in the Open Source Technology Center (OTC) at Intel, where he helped launch the team. David has been an operating systems guy pretty much for his whole career, starting out with Unix in 1980. David serves on various boards, including the Yocto Project Advisory Board and the CE Linux Working Group, both part of the Linux Foundation.  Before the formation of his current team in 2010, David held a variety of management positions in Intel’s Software and Services Group and in Intel’s Desktop Boards and Systems division.  Prior to joining Intel in 1997, David held management and engineering positions in consumer software product development and operating system development, including Sequent, Tektronix, and CFI.  David holds a BS and MS in Computer Science from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, which he received in 1983. David has given keynotes and presentations in over 40 technical conferences. 

Panel: Is Android The New Embedded Linux
Mark Gross
Mark Gross
Intel

Mark works for Intel cooperation in its mobile communications group doing Android integration and debug as well as Linux kernel activities. Mark specialises in power management at the kernel level, and platform integration bring up and debugging in user mode and some performance optimisation activities as well. Mark has worked in the Linux kernel for about 12 years.

Panel: Ask The Experts
Jim Huang
Jim Huang
0xlab

Jim Huang is the developer and co-founder of 0xlab, aiming to strengthen the connection between hardware device manufacturers and open source software communities. 0xlab has been actively involved in AOSP (Android Open Source Project) and Linaro. He was the speaker at ELC Europe 2011-2012, Android Builders Summit 2012-2013, and ELC 2013.

Panel: Ask The Experts
Bernhard Rosenkranzer
Bernhard Rosenkränzer
Linaro

Bernhard "Bero" Rosenkränzer is an engineer on Linaro's Android Platform team, and a contributor to Open Source projects ranging from the Linux kernel to the KDE desktop. Before joining Linaro, he worked at MandrakeSoft (now Mandriva), Red Hat, and various little-known startup companies. He is also currently a board member of the OpenMandriva foundation.

Panel: Ask The Experts
Benjamin Zores
Benjamin Zores
Alcatel-Lucent

As a software architect for Alcatel-Lucent, Ben has been designing embedded Linux devices for 10+ years, leading enterprise-grade Linux/Android multimedia IP phones conception. His area of expertise mostly covers low-level devices and platforms definition, board bring-up and drivers development, though his real passion comes from reverse-engineering the software architecture of operating systems as to understand wha'ts beneath the hood. He drove the conception of an Android-based wired IP phone and has a very deep knowledge of bringing support for all multimedia peripherals and connectivity layers of Android. Prior from that, Ben was also most known for his OpenSource contributions, as the original author of the OpenBricks embedded cross-build framework, the GeeXboX HTPC live distribution and the uShare UPnP/DLNA MediaServer. Ben is also a recurrent speaker at LinuxFoundation's ELC and ABS events and Android technical writer for Linux Magazine France.

Panel: Ask The Experts

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