Rudolf Streif has over 20 years of experience in software engineering as a developer as well as a manager leading cross-functional engineering teams with over 100 members. Currently, he is an independent consultant for software technology and system architecture specializing in open-source.
He previously served as the Linux Foundation's Director of Embedded Solutions coordinating the Foundation's efforts for Linux in embedded. Rudolf developed the Linux Foundation's training course on the Yocto Project which he delivered multiple times to companies and in a crash course variant during Linux Foundation events.
Rudolf has been working with Linux and open-source since the early 1990's and developing commercial products since 2000. The projects he has been involved with include high-speed industrial image processing systems, IPTV head-end system and customer premises equipment, connected car and in-vehicle infotainment.
He authored the book "Embedded Linux Systems with the Yocto Project" published by Pearson Education / Prentice Hall.