Speaker: Andrew Morton

Event Track Day Room Start time Duration
Linux Kernel Kernel Saturday Janson 16:00 00:45

Andrew Morton

Andrew Morton is the lead maintainer for the Linux public production kernel.

His work is supported by the Linux Foundation (formerly OSDL). Andrew works with Linux creator Linus Torvalds, the kernel subsystem maintainers, Linux distribution companies, hardware vendors and other interested parties to ensure that the public production kernel meets their needs. He is the final arbitrator on determining what code is accepted into the Linux production kernel.

Andrew has worked in software development for more than 20 years. As principal engineer at Digeo, he was responsible for the base operating system in the company's broadband digital home entertainment products. Prior to Digeo, he was product development manager for Nortel Networks Australian R&D labs.

Previously Andrew served as managing director of an Australia-based personal computer firm and also worked as a hardware engineer for an Australian maker of digital gaming equipment. He holds an honors degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales in Australia.

Since July 2006 Andrew has been working for Google.