Larry Woodman

Senior Distinguished Engineer, Red Hat Research

Larry Woodman has over 36 years of operating system kernel development experience. He started contributing to the AT&T system V UNIX kernel in 1981 at Bell Labs. Over the years he has worked on several versions of UNIX as well as several proprietary operating systems for a variety of hardware and software vendors. For the past 20 years, Larry has been working on the Linux kernel, mostly for Red Hat. The majority of his work has been in the memory management, process management and inter-process communication spaces but also includes work on file systems, hardware support code and device drivers. Larry holds Bachelor’s degrees in Aeronautical Engineering and Computer Science and Master’s degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering.

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