Tom Igoe is a co-founder of the Arduino open source microcontroller hardware project. Igoe also teaches courses on physical computing to students as part of the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University.
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Doug Cutting is a software programmer and creator of multiple open source projects including the Lucene search indexer, the Nutch web crawler, and the Hadoop data processing framework. In recent years, Hadoop has gained immense popularity due to its ability to store and process the vast amounts of “big data” generated by large scale websites, services, and Internet connected devices.
Steve Rostedt is a Linux developer and maintainer of the “real-time patch” which enables Linux to be embedded in mission critical applications such as automobiles, robots, and the trading desks of stock exchanges. Rostedt is also a Karate instructor holding the high rank of Shichi-Dan (7th degree black belt).
Karen Sandler is an attorney and free software activist who has worked with many non-profit organizations including the Software Freedom Conversancy, GNOME Foundation, Software Freedom Law Center, Free Software Foundation, Apache Software Foundation, X.org Foundation, and Software In The Public Interest. Sandler, who suffers from a heart condition which requires the use of a pacemaker, is also a vocal advocate for the use of open source software in implantable medical devices.
Sally Khudairi is the head of marketing and publicity for the Apache Software Foundation where she is responsible for the promotion of open source projects. Khudairi is also known for her work at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) where, during its first years, she was responsible for the promotion of the consortium’s web standards.