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Wednesday, May 13 • 10:55am - 11:50am
Vendor Panel

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During this panel discussion, various speakers from the morning will weigh into the unique challenges of Open System Firmware.

Ron Minnich is moderating and driving the discussion. Questions will also be open to the floor.
The focus is on the OSF 2021 Transition Schedule with topics including (but not limited to) redistribution of binary blobs, firmware ownership and reusability, and documentation.

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Ron Minnich

Software Engineer, Google
linuxboot, u-root, coreboot, linuxbios, ... all open source firmwarelinux kernel, servers,

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Jean Marie Verdun

Open Platform Technologist, HPE
Jean-Marie Verdun, Senior Strategist Open Platforms at HPE where he works with the Advanced Engineering team to define and execute Open Platforms strategy, with a primary focus on implementing Open Source Firmware on HPE upcoming hardware platforms. Before joining HPE, Jean-Marie... Read More →
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Jeoff Krontz

Sr. Director, Hyperscale Engineering, HPE
Jeoff Krontz is a customer-facing engineering leader with a focus on delivering innovative high-quality products and solutions to meet customer and market demand. With a deep foundation in product design, technology trends, and manufacturing practices, Jeoff is passionate about next-generation... Read More →
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Elaine Palmer

Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center and IBM Academy of Technology
I work on secure (verified) and trusted (measured) boot firmware. My background is in device ownership transfer, hardware security modules, smart cards, FIPS 140-2, and security evaluations.
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Dong Wei

Fellow, Arm
Dong Wei is a Standards Architect and Fellow. He leads the Arm ServerReady program and its SBSA, SBBR, SBMR and SBSG specs. He is a Board Member on the PCI SIG and CXL Consortium. He is the Chief Executive of the UEFI Forum.
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Isaac Oram

Principal Engineer, Intel
UEFI Firmware for Intel Silicon Enabling

Wednesday May 13, 2020 10:55am - 11:50am
EW: Open System Firmware