Jonathan Corbet is a Linux kernel contributor, co-founder of LWN.net (and the author of its Kernel Page), and the lead author of Linux Device Drivers, Third Edition. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Adrian Cockcroft is the director of architecture for the Cloud Systems team at Netflix. He is focused on availability, resilience, performance, and measurement of the Netflix cloud platform, and is leading the open source NetflixOSS program. He has presented at many conferences, including the Cassandra Summit, QCon/GOTO, Cloud Connect, Velocity, Gluecon and Structure.
Adrian is also well known as the author of several books while a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems: Sun Performance and Tuning; Resource Management; and Capacity Planning for Web Services. From 2004-2007 he was a founding member of eBay Research Labs. He graduated with a BSc in Applied Physics from The City University, London.
Tracey M. Erway is a Senior Marketing Manager at Intel Corporation, currently responsible for all strategic, product, and event marketing as the Advocacy lead associated with the Yocto Project.
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 an active contributor in many open source projects and organizations, various program committees and advisory boards. Dirk holds a Diploma in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Würzburg, Germany. He lives in Portland, OR. Dirk has spoken at a large number of events, including a number of Linux Foundation events, both in the US and Japan.
Matt Jones is the Senior Technical Specialist - Infotainment at Jaguar Land Rover & Vice President at GENIVI
Andreas Olofsson founded Adapteva in 2008 with a mission to create a new class of low power parallel processors. Since its inception, Adapteva as a semiconductor company has achieved three "world firsts": first to build a microprocessor with 50 GFLOPS/Watt processing efficiency, first to release an FOSS OpenCL SDK, and first to successfully crowd fund a project. Prior to starting Adapteva, Andreas worked at Analog Devices for 10 years developing energy efficiency DSPs and mixed signal SOCs. Andreas holds a BS degree in Physics and BS/MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Sang-bum Suh is Vice President in SW Center, Samsung Electronics and has developed Tizen Platform and led the Xen ARM virtualization project in Xen.org. He graduated with PhD in Computer Science from University of Cambridge, the United Kingdom.
John Mark Walker is leader of the The Gluster Community, a Red Hat-sponsored open source community focused on data storage, and is responsible for all aspects of community engagement. In addition to The Gluster Community, Walker has led several open source communities in his career including SourceForge.net, Hyperic, and Splunk. He has held positions in open source software development at VA Linux Systems and start-ups, such as Groundwork, Hyperic, and Gluster which was acquired by Red Hat in 2011. Walker holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geology and Geophysics from Yale University.