FOSDEM '08 is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


Speaker: Ian Pratt

Event Track Day Room Start time Duration
Xen Virtualization Sunday Chavanne 10:00 00:45

Ian Pratt

Ian Pratt is the founder of XenSource, the company behind the open-source Xen project. He is also part of the XenoServers project.

Ian Pratt has moved back and forth between academia and industry, working as a member of senior faculty at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, a consultant, and also a founder of a couple of start-up companies. Ian led the work on the Xen Hypervisor when it began life as a University research project in 2001, and remains leader of the ever-growing Xen open source community today. In 2004 Ian co-founded XenSource Inc to help realize the commercial potential of Xen and drive a vision of "ubiquitous virtualization".