Gilad Ben-Yossef

Gilad Ben-Yossef

Open source nut, a geek and a father of two rolled into one

  • @giladby

Areas of Expertise:

  • Linux
  • kernel
  • open source
  • programming
  • embedded systems
  • networking
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • writing
Gilad Ben-Yossef is the cofounder and CTO of Codefidence LTD. and has been assisting OEMs make use of free and open source software in commercial products and services since 1998. He is also cofounder of Hamakor, an NPO devoted to the promotion of FOSS in Israel, and a founding organizer of "August Penguin," an Israeli community FOSS conference. Gilad is a member of the Israeli chapter of Mensa, the Israeli Information Technology Association and the Israeli chapter of the Internet Society. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Tel-Aviv Jaffa Academic College. When not trying to make FOSS software do something the authors never intended, Gilad likes to SCUBA dive, read science fiction and spend time with his wife Limor and his and two adorable girls, Almog and Yael.

"This book offers practical in depth guidance for developing embedded Linux systems...After reading the book, anyone involved with an embedded Linux system project will be better able to fully appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of Linux functionality and participate in development discussions about the system."
--Bill Chriss, BCUG Bytes