Linaro Connect 24

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Join us at Linaro Connect, where innovation meets collaboration!

Discover the future of ARM open-source software, network with industry leaders, engineers, and ARM software experts, and don’t forget the Linaro Connect hacking sessions.

Let’s connect, learn, and innovate together.

May 14, 2024

1 week ago

May 17, 2024

1 week ago

Madrid, Spain

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Leendert van Doorn

SVP Engineering
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Leendert van Doorn is a Senior Vice President at Qualcomm which he recently (June 2022) joined to help with Qualcomm's datacenter, software strategy and AI Software efforts. Before that, he was a Distinguished Engineer/VP in Microsoft Azure Core team where he is best known for his work to enable ARM64 servers as first-class citizens in Microsoft Azure datacenters. He has also been working on disaggregation and he represented Microsoft on the board of Directors for the Compute Express Link (CXL) and the Gen-Z organizations. Before joining Microsoft, he was a Corporate Fellow/CVP at AMD where he was responsible for AMD's security efforts, software innovations and he was the technical executive during the creation of AMD's China JV. Leendert joined AMD from IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, where he was a Researcher and Sr. Manager leading the secure systems team, the ethical hacker’s team and a security usability and privacy team. At IBM he worked on physically secure coprocessors, secure Hypervisors, TPM, wireless security scanners and he added full virtualization support to Xen in collaboration with Intel and AMD. When conference calls and meetings are getting too much, he has been known to find refuge at CMU ECE where he is an adjunct professor. Leendert holds a Ph.D. from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and an engineering degree from the HTS in The Hague, The Netherlands.


MAD24-300K3 Developer first: Open-Source and Next-Gen AI apps journey continues



  • Thursday, 16 May 09:45 - 10:05
  • Room: Keynote | Zaragoza III+IV

In this talk, we will explore how Qualcomm is embracing open-source software to empower developers and drive innovation in the realm of next-generation AI apps. By prioritizing a developer-first approach, Qualcomm provides comprehensive support, developer-friendly platforms, and collaboration opportunities to foster a vibrant ecosystem. Open-source software is key to accelerating technological advancements and push the boundaries of what is possible. Through partnerships and active engagement with developer communities, we enable developers to leverage open-source tools and resources to create transformative solutions, such as Qualcomm Linux. Join us as we delve into the world of open-source innovation and its impact on shaping the future of AI applications across multiple computing form factors (edge, cloud, mobile).