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Jason Kridner

Software Architecture Mgr/Open-Source Platform Expert
Texas Instruments
A well-known open-source software architect, Jason Kridner is the co-founder of BeagleBoard.org, a robust community where software developers and hobbyists share solutions, showcase new projects, ask questions and offer feedback. Launched in 2008, BeagleBoard.org averages 50,000 hits per week and is now one of the most active open-source communities in the industry. Kridner is also the co-creator of open-source development tools at Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) such as BeagleBoard, BeagleBoard-xM and BeagleBone, a credit-card-sized Linux computer platform based on TI’s Sitara™ AM335x ARM® Cortex™-A8 processor that runs Android 4.0 and Ubuntu software. BeagleBone has spurred innovative projects worldwide such as underwater robots, 3D printers, a dirty dish detector and a real-life superhero costume that works