Ian Pratt is chairman of Xen.org the organization that leads development of the open source Xen hypervisor. Ian is also co-founder and SVP for Products at Bromium, where he leads the team creating the innovative technology behind Bromium's products.
Ian co-founded the Xen project in 2001, and has played a key role in both the architecture of Xen and the formation of industry partnerships that led to the emergence of Xen as the leading open source virtualization technology, used in millions of servers around the world and a key technology behind "cloud computing".
Ian was a member of faculty at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, where he led the Systems Research Group for over 7 years. He was a founder of and chief scientist at XenSource, and was VP for Advanced Products at Citrix.
Ian Pratt will give an overview of Xen and how it and its community have evolved in 2011.