O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Speaker

Palle Pedersen
Black Duck Software

Palle Pedersen has more than 15 years of high tech and entrepreneurial experience. He has developed a technical expertise in building innovative systems and processes that efficiently hold, manage, process and deliver large-scale electronic data sets. In addition, Palle has a strong background in object-oriented and optimizing compiler technology and has worked with open source software for more than 10 years. Prior to joining Black Duck, he founded and served as CTO of both Wallaware, which developed server software for wireless carriers and Justa Technology, which built scalable software for network based applications. He was also founder and Managing Director of Spydre LLC, a venture catalyst, and Vice President of Product Development and CTO at Integrated Computing Engines, Inc. (ICE), where he was responsible for the technology strategy and the creation of ICE's high-performance parallel processing architecture. Earlier in his career, Palle created new parallel algorithms and designed parallel compilation techniques exploiting multi-level memory hierarchies at Thinking Machines Corporation (TMC). While at Thinking Machines, Palle achieved multiple world record benchmarks. Palle started as an entrepreneur by creating a repair shop for radios, TVs, and computers at the age of 12. He holds a graduate degree in Electronics Engineering from Danish Technical University, where he graduated first in his class.
 


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