Olivier Crête began his involvement in free software in 2000. He has been involved in GNOME since 2003 and in Gentoo from 2003 to 2012. He currently works for Collabora where he leads the multimedia team. He has been an active GStreamer developer since 2007, first working on VoIP and video calls, and most recently, on all types of multimedia projects.
Deb is the Executive Director of the FreeBSD Foundation, having joined the company as its first employee in August 2005. Before venturing in the world of open source and operating systems, she spent two decades working as an embedded firmware engineer, technical marketer, and technical sales engineer in the data storage industry. Deb now focuses on learning more about operating systems while advocating for FreeBSD around the world. In addition to supporting the FreeBSD Project, she has been working on introducing more girls and women to STEM. Deb grew up in California and earned her undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering from the University of California, San Diego, and her Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Santa Clara.
Jonathan Gray is a Site Reliability Engineer for the Comcast Content Delivery Network team who focuses primarily on automation, environment reproducibility, and upgrade processes. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Abilene Christian University and is a VMware Certified Professional. Jonathan joins Comcast after serving as a software integration developer, QA lead, and devops specialist for Milsoft Utility Solutions, Inc., as well as, a Systems/Storage Administrator for Abilene Christian University.
Quincy Iheme has always had a passion for technology and the industry, from the time he built his own personal computer from scratch to editing his Myspace page with basic, HTML, and CSS. Since attending an intensive program to learn web development, Quincy enjoys being a Software Engineer at Comcast and a Web Development Instructor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Khem Raj is a Distinguished Engineer at Comcast, helping several open source initiatives within the company. He is guiding the company's adoption of open source software, and is becoming an active contributor to the open source components that are used in the RDK settop software stack. One of the most recent projects he has worked on is migrating RDK to an OE/Yocto-based framework for build system and embedded Linux distribution generation. He is also actively working on making the RDK community adopt the RDK framework for future TV settop devices and broadband gateways. He is a Yocto Project advisory board member, and member of the technical steering Committee for the OpenEmbedded project. He is core maintainer for several key pieces in OpenEmbedded and Yocto project, including core metadata, toolchains, and SDKs.
Prior to Comcast, Khem helped Juniper migrate the JUNOS operating system to use embedded Linux as the base operating system. Khem is a frequent speaker at conferences, he recently gave a talk at SCALE 19x and the Open Source Leadership Summit.
Adam Westman is a Senior Engineering Manager at Target who loves making lives better for engineers, building great teams that people want to be a part of, and wakeboarding in Northern Wisconsin.