FOSDEM '09 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


Speaker: Rob Savoye

Rob Savoye

Rob has been programming for 31 years, having done a wide variety of startups from robotics, networking, CAD/CAM, machine vision, kernel hacking, cross compilers, supercomputers, free software, and embedded systems.

Rob started working with GCC & GDB in the 1980s, joined Cygnus Support in the beginning, and has worked on many GNU projects from GCC, GDB, newlib, autotools, and Cygwin, to various bits of GNU/Linux. Rob is also the primary author of Libgloss, DejaGnu, GnuAE, PowerGuru, and lately Gnash. Rob was also the software architect of eCOS, and somehow wound up as a listed NASA inventor.