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= Gerard Braad =
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|REAL-NAME= Gerard Braad
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|birthday= February 22, 1981
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|HOME= Beijing, PRC
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|FAS-NAME= gbraad
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|pmail= me@gbraad.nl
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|gpg= 592CFE75
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|homepage= gbraad.nl
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|jabber= gbraad@gmail.com
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|twitter= gbraad
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|identi.ca= gbraad
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|irc-nick= gbraad
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|irc-channels= #centos #chinalug #fedora #fedora-ambassadors #fedora-arm #fedora-devel #fedora-mini #fedora-mips #fedora-mktg #fedora-zh #meego #milkymist #mipslinux #qi-hardware
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[[Image:User-gbraad.jpg|thumbnail|right|frame|'''Gerard Braad''']]
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= Gerard Braad — 吉拉德 =
  
Software engineer for both Unix/Linux as Windows based software in different programming and scripting languages; Java Certified Programmer, Microsoft Certified Programmer. Has broad knowledge about maintenance of a mixed OS and virtualization environment. Active user of Red Hat Linux since the Vanderbilt release (RHL 4.1).
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Software engineer for both Unix/Linux as Windows based software in different programming and scripting languages. Has broad knowledge about maintenance of a mixed OS and virtualization environment using both F/OSS and proprietary technologies. Active user of Red Hat Linux since the Vanderbilt release (RHL 4.1).
  
Currently works for a software development company as a fulltime .NET (and Mono) developer. My current assignment deals with interoperability and cross platform support (x86/Windows, Linux and ARM/Linux) of a large .NET codebase. As part of my job I give lectures on software development (and Open Source) in the Netherlands and Beijing, China.
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I am a developer with a unique blend of creative, managerial and technical talents. I am highly motivated and constantly trying to broaden and deepen my extensive knowledge and expertise. From childhood, I have been active in IT; I clearly turned my hobby into a career. Through my openness and involvement I can turn each problem into a challenge that needs to be tackled with a successful outcome. I can be technical, but have excellent communication skills as a team leader, a quality which I have shown many times as IT manager.
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Recently I have worked for a software development company as a full-time developer for .NET, Java and dynamic languages. My last assignment dealt with interoperability and cross platform support (x86/Windows, Linux and ARM/Linux) of a large .NET codebase. As part of my interest I give lectures on software development (and Open Source) and promote Open Source activities throughout China. As hardware engineer I deal with MIPS, FPGA, ARM and DSP projects.
  
 
Associate member of FSF, FSFe, ACM
 
Associate member of FSF, FSFe, ACM
  
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== Activities within Fedora ==
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* Fedora [[Ambassadors]]
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** Member of [[Fedora_Ambassadors_Steering_Committee | FAmSCo]]
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** [[Ambassadors_Join_choose_a_mentor | Regional Mentor]] for APAC
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** Promotion and marketing of the Fedora brand
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** Speaker about Open Source and Fedora at Linux User Groups
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* Activities in China
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** Member of 中文用户组 / Fedora Zhongwen User Group ("FZUG")
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** Assisting the Chinese Fedora/Linux community
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** Chinese MeeGo Community, representing the [[MeeGo | MeeGo™ Spin by Fedora]]
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* Project-lead of the [[Architectures/MIPS | Fedora-MIPS]] port
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* Compatibility testing for primary and secondary architectures (e.g. ARM, MIPS)
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* Maintainer of [http://blog.gbraad.nl/2009/07/fedora-11-on-colinux.html coLinux images]
  
== Contact ==
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== Areas of Expertise ==
 
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* Software Development
* '''Postal address''':
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** Desktop/web development
::Rustenburgstraat 224
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** cross platform GUI
::7311JC  Apeldoorn
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** .NET, Java, Python, etc.
::The Netherlands
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** Performance tuning and debugging
* '''Email''':
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* Continuous integration and deployment management
::mailto:gbraad@fedoraproject.org
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* System administration
::mailto:gbraad@member.fsf.org
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** Linux/Un*x and Windows
::mailto:gbraad@fsfe.org
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** Broad knowledge of virtualization technologies
* '''GPG key''':
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*** VMware ESX
::304D A767 44F8 FD1C ECC9  A06A 4CE3 0A2B [http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x592CFE75 592C FE75]
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*** KVM, OpenVZ, Qemu, Xen
::or download the [http://files.gbraad.nl/keys/gpg/public-personal.asc GPG Public key] from my website
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* TCP/IP and network protocols
* '''Website''':
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** Routing, HTTP, ...
::[http://gbraad.fedorapeople.org/ Fedora People]
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* Management
::[http://me.gbraad.nl/ Personal homepage]
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* Testing
::[http://blog.gbraad.nl/ Personal blog]
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* '''Twitter''': [http://www.twitter.com/gbraad/ gbraad]
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* '''LinkedIn''': [http://www.linkedin.com/in/gbraad gbraad]
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* '''Mugshot''': [http://mugshot.org/person?who=8VM311DBSrrRhN gbraad]
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* '''Jabber''': gbraad@gmail.com
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* '''VoIP''':
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::sip:gbraad@fedoraproject.org
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::sip:799866@voxalot.com
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* '''Languages''': English, Dutch, Chinese
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* '''Fedora Account''': gbraad
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== Activities within Fedora ==
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* Compatibility testing
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== Certifications ==
* Promotion and marketing of the Fedora brand
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* Microsoft Certified Professional
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* Sun Certified Java Programmer
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* Object-Oriented Foundations
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* DSDM Foundations
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* etc.
  
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== External Links ==
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* [http://www.linkedin.com/in/gbraad LinkedIn]
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* [[User:yongyuan| Yong Yuan]]
  
[[Category:Homepage]]
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[[Category:Ambassadors from the Netherlands]] [[Category:Ambassadors from China]]
[[Category:Ambassadors]]
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[[Category:AmbassadorsNetherlands]]
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Revision as of 07:43, 4 December 2010

Gerard Braad
Gerard Braad
Personal Information
Birthday: February 22, 1981
Home: Beijing, PRC
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: gbraad
Fedora-Mail: gbraad@fedoraproject.org
Miscellaneous Information
private Mail: me@gbraad.nl
GPG-Key: 592CFE75
IRC: gbraad on Freenode in
#centos #chinalug #fedora #fedora-ambassadors #fedora-arm #fedora-devel #fedora-mini #fedora-mips #fedora-mktg #fedora-zh #meego #milkymist #mipslinux #qi-hardware
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Gerard Braad — 吉拉德

Software engineer for both Unix/Linux as Windows based software in different programming and scripting languages. Has broad knowledge about maintenance of a mixed OS and virtualization environment using both F/OSS and proprietary technologies. Active user of Red Hat Linux since the Vanderbilt release (RHL 4.1).

I am a developer with a unique blend of creative, managerial and technical talents. I am highly motivated and constantly trying to broaden and deepen my extensive knowledge and expertise. From childhood, I have been active in IT; I clearly turned my hobby into a career. Through my openness and involvement I can turn each problem into a challenge that needs to be tackled with a successful outcome. I can be technical, but have excellent communication skills as a team leader, a quality which I have shown many times as IT manager.

Recently I have worked for a software development company as a full-time developer for .NET, Java and dynamic languages. My last assignment dealt with interoperability and cross platform support (x86/Windows, Linux and ARM/Linux) of a large .NET codebase. As part of my interest I give lectures on software development (and Open Source) and promote Open Source activities throughout China. As hardware engineer I deal with MIPS, FPGA, ARM and DSP projects.

Associate member of FSF, FSFe, ACM

Activities within Fedora

  • Fedora Ambassadors
    • Member of FAmSCo
    • Regional Mentor for APAC
    • Promotion and marketing of the Fedora brand
    • Speaker about Open Source and Fedora at Linux User Groups
  • Activities in China
    • Member of 中文用户组 / Fedora Zhongwen User Group ("FZUG")
    • Assisting the Chinese Fedora/Linux community
    • Chinese MeeGo Community, representing the MeeGo™ Spin by Fedora
  • Project-lead of the Fedora-MIPS port
  • Compatibility testing for primary and secondary architectures (e.g. ARM, MIPS)
  • Maintainer of coLinux images

Areas of Expertise

  • Software Development
    • Desktop/web development
    • cross platform GUI
    • .NET, Java, Python, etc.
    • Performance tuning and debugging
  • Continuous integration and deployment management
  • System administration
    • Linux/Un*x and Windows
    • Broad knowledge of virtualization technologies
      • VMware ESX
      • KVM, OpenVZ, Qemu, Xen
  • TCP/IP and network protocols
    • Routing, HTTP, ...
  • Management
  • Testing

Certifications

  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Sun Certified Java Programmer
  • Object-Oriented Foundations
  • DSDM Foundations
  • etc.

External Links