Tom Lane

Software Engineer, Red Hat, Inc.

Tom Lane has over ten years open source development experience. He is widely known as organizer and lead programmer of the Independent JPEG Group. Involved with PostgreSQL since 1988, Lane is now a member of PostgreSQL's core steering committee. Most of his Postgres work is on the query planner/optimizer, though he does fix bugs in many other parts of the system. Lane holds a PhD in computer science as well as a bachelor's in electrical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University. He has twenty-five years' professional experience in a wide range of systems software development tasks.

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