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Thursday, October 11 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Linux: Where We Are Going - A Discussion between Linus Torvalds and Dirk Hohndel, Intel

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.


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Dirk Hohndel

Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist, Intel
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. Prior to his position at SuSE, Dirk was Unix architect at Deutsche Bank; before that, he was a senior software engineer for AIB Software Corporation and PLATINUM technology. Dirk joined Intel in 2001. He works in the Software and... Read More →
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Linus Torvalds

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... Read More →


Thursday October 11, 2012 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Grand Ballroom JW Marriott Hotel