Linaro Connect Budapest 2017 (BUD17)
6-10 March 2017
Corinthia Hotel, Budapest,
Erzsébet krt. 43-49,
1073 Hungary

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Attracting 500+ attendees, Linaro Connect is a bi-annual event which brings together engineers and industry experts to discuss, learn, network and push forward new technologies for five days in some of the most interesting cities around the world. For the past five years, Linaro Connect has been the event to attend if you are interested in Linux development and related ecosystems on ARM. While the event continues to evolve, one thing stays the same – it is all about Engineering. We will host the next Linaro Connect in Budapest at the Corinthia Hotel from Monday 6th to Friday 10th March 2017.

BUD17 Speakers

George Grey

CEO, Linaro

George, Chief Executive Officer,  joined Linaro in 2010 bringing a wealth of industry knowledge. Prior to joining Linaro George led software and hardware technology companies for over 25 years, gaining wide ranging expertise in business strategy, product development, sales and marketing. Early in his career he spent 12 years as founder and then CEO of Tadpole Technology plc, a developer of advanced mobile workstations. More recently at SavaJe, a pioneer of Smartphone operating systems, he developed a deep understanding of advanced software technologies, and worked with partners and customers across the entire mobile industry. George has built a reputation for leading and growing technology companies, and brings to Linaro extensive experience in creating innovative products and solutions for global markets. George holds a degree in Electrical Sciences from Cambridge University and resides in Boston, Massachusetts.

Mark Hambleton

Senior Director, Software Engineering at ARM

Keynote Title: The Fog.

Kenneth Lee

Chief Software Architect at HiSIlicon

Keynote Title: Why do You Join Open Source Activity

Shane Coughlan

OpenChain Project Director, Linux Foundation


Leendert van Doorn

Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft Azure, Microsoft

Keynote Title: “Microsoft Azure: Operating at Hyper-Scale”

Tomas Evensen

Chief Technical Officer, Xilinx


Dileep Bhandarkar

Vice President, Technology of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc


Laura Dekker

Dr Laura Dekker


Mingfei Huang


Keynote Title: Accelerating AI from Cloud to Edge

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