Software Engineer, Linux Kernel, One Laptop Per Child
OLPC is a non profit organization that is supported by individuals, businesses and foundations with a mission of ensuring all school-aged children in the developing world are able to engage effectively with their own personal laptop, networked to the world, so that they, their families and their communities can openly learn and learn about learning.
Until recently, Deepak was the lead kernel maintainer at MontaVista software, a position in which he focused on various areas including merging patches, providing direction on technology roadmaps, and developing processes. Previous to that role he was the lead maintainer of the Linux kernel port to the Intel IXP4xx and IXP2xxx network processors found on various WiFi, WiMax, and cellular routers. Deepak also worked at Intel Corporation and helped lead the development of the Intelligent I/O (I2O) stack for Linux. Deepak has been using Linux since 1993 and playing with the kernel for about 10 years. When not hacking, Deepak likes to go on bike rides, seek out good beer, and world travel.