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Monday, August 27 • 11:25am - 12:05pm
Open System Firmware Projects - Elaine Palmer, IBM Research

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Three industry groups are pursuing the goal of creating open source system firmware. They seek to improve the openness, portability, security, and maintainability of boot firmware, device firmware, and system management firmware. A panel of passionate trailblazers will describe their efforts and the groups and organizations supporting them.

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Elaine Palmer

Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Research
Elaine Palmer is a Senior Technical Staff Member at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center, and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. Her research interests are in operating system and firmware security, and security evaluations of software. Her accomplishments include the world's... Read More →

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Gundrala ""Devender"" Goud

Gundrala ""Devender"" Goud is currently an Engineering Director at Microsoft, Redmond campus, and he works in the Cloud Hardware Solutions development group. Prior to joining Microsoft, Devender worked at Intel in the Data Center Group for 17+ years and held various technical leadership... Read More →
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Bryan Kelly

Principle Firmware Eng Manager, United States
Bryan Kelly is a Principle Firmware Engineering Manager for Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Server Infrastructure team. Bryan supports Microsoft’s cloud services by designing and developing firmware that enables hardware solutions in Microsoft’s next generation cloud platforms. During... Read More →
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Ron Minnich

SWE, Google
Ron Minnich is the inventor of LinuxBIOS, now known as coreboot. He is a member of the Technical Steering Committee for LinuxBoot, as well as co-leader of the Open Systems Firmware project at the Open Compute Project. | | He has worked in firmware for 40 years and in the open... Read More →


Monday August 27, 2018 11:25am - 12:05pm
Room 114/115
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