Senior Software Engeineer, Sony Mobile
Tim Bird is a Senior Staff Software Engineer for Sony Corporation, where he helps Sony improve the Linux kernel for use in Sony's products. Tim is also the Chair of the Architecture Group of the CE Working Group of the Linux Foundation. Tim has been working with Linux for over 20 years and has spoken at numerous events, include almost all Embedded Linux Conferences, and many LinuxCon events.
Senior Director, Linux Foundation
Philip DesAutels, PhD is the Senior Director of IoT at the Linux Foundation. Philip draws on 25 plus years of diverse technology experience that spans multinationals, startups, NGOs and the Peace Corps to help enable a better world through open software and systems. His PhD looked at the relationship between people and technology and the impact it will have on product as the IoT emerges and grows.