Embedded Linux Conference North America

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Program Committee

Thank You to the Embedded Linux Conference North America 2020 Program Chairs

  • Tim Bird is a Principal Software Engineer for Sony Corporation, where he helps Sony improve the Linux kernel for use in Sony’s products. Tim is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Linux Foundation. Tim is active in technical projects related to embedded Linux testing and standards, and is the maintainer of the Fuego test system.  He created the Embedded Linux Conference, and has been working with Linux for over 25 years.

  • Frank Rowand Senior Software Engineer, Sony

Additionally, Thank You to Our 2020 Program Committee!

  • Jeffrey Osier-Mixon Open Source Program Manager, The Linux Foundation
  • Kate Stewart is a Senior Director of Strategic Programs, responsible for the Open Compliance programs encompassing the SPDX, FOSSology, OpenChain, and other compliance-related projects. Kate was one of the founders of SPDX, and is currently the specification lead. Since joining The Linux Foundation, she has also launched Real-Time Linux and Zephyr Project.

    With almost 30 years of experience in the software industry, she has held a variety of roles and worked as a developer in Canada, Australia, and the US and for the last 20 years has managed software development teams in the US, Canada, UK, India, and China. She received her Master’s in computer science from the University of Waterloo and her Bachelor’s of computer science (co-op program) from the University of Manitoba.

  • Thomas Petazzoni CTO & Embedded Linux Engineer, Bootlin
  • Marta Rybczynska Independent
  • Yoshitake Kobayashi Senior Manager of The Open Source Technology Department, Toshiba Corporation