Global Lead for the Open Source and Linux Technology Profession, Hewlett PackardKartik Subbarao is the global lead for HP's Open Source and Linux Profession, a community of practice for open source technologists throughout HP. He is also a senior IT architect in HP's IT organization, where he is responsible for architecting/engineering Core Infrastructure services.
Subbarao has long been an advocate for open source as a way of accomplishing breakthrough goals and transforming IT. Going back to the early 1990s, he has worked on a variety of open source projects, in roles such as project leader, invited developer, and integrator. Subbarao has a BSEE from Princeton University and an MSEE from Stanford University.