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BSDCan 2017
The Technical BSD Conference

Arun Thomas

Arun Thomas is an operating systems researcher and an open source developer. He got his first taste of BSD in 2002.

Arun is a Senior Principal Engineer at BAE Systems R&D. He is currently leading a research collaboration with the University of Cambridge and Memorial University to create a new distributed tracing and instrumentation framework building on FreeBSD, DTrace, and LLVM. He has contributed to several open-source projects over the years, including the MINIX 3 operating system as a core developer, the Gentoo Linux distribution as a developer, and the Linux kernel as an occasional contributor. He has given talks about open source at ARM TechCon, the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC), BSDCan, EuroBSDcon, FOSDEM, Systems We Love, and the RISC-V Workshop.