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= Gerard Braad — 吉拉德 =
 
= 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 using both F/OSS and proprietary technologies. 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).
  
 
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.
 
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). As hardware engineer I deal with ARM/DSP and FPGA projects. Within Fedora I currently assist the Chinese Fedora Community and lead the Fedora-[[Architectures/MIPS|MIPS]] port.
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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
  
 
== Activities within Fedora ==
 
== Activities within Fedora ==
* Promotion and marketing of the Fedora brand in Europe and China
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* Fedora [[Ambassadors]]
* Speaker about Open Source and Fedora at Linux User Groups, e.g. [http://www.beijinglug.org/ BeijingLUG]
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** Member of [[Fedora_Ambassadors_Steering_Committee | FAmSCo]]
* Member of 中文用户组 / Fedora Zhongwen User Group ("FZUG")
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** [[Ambassadors_Join_choose_a_mentor | Regional Mentor]] for APAC
* Assisting the Chinese Fedora/Linux community
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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]]
 
* Project-lead of the [[Architectures/MIPS | Fedora-MIPS]] port
 
* Project-lead of the [[Architectures/MIPS | Fedora-MIPS]] port
 
* Compatibility testing for primary and secondary architectures (e.g. ARM, MIPS)
 
* Compatibility testing for primary and secondary architectures (e.g. ARM, MIPS)
 
* Maintainer of [http://blog.gbraad.nl/2009/07/fedora-11-on-colinux.html coLinux images]
 
* Maintainer of [http://blog.gbraad.nl/2009/07/fedora-11-on-colinux.html coLinux images]
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== Areas of Expertise ==
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* Software Development
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** Desktop/web development
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** cross platform GUI
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** .NET, Java, Python, etc.
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** Performance tuning and debugging
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* Management
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* Continuous integration and deployment management
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* System administration
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** Linux/Un*x and Windows
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*** Fedora
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*** CentOS/RHEL
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*** SmartOS/Solaris
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*** etc.
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** Broad knowledge of virtualization technologies
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*** VMware ESX
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*** KVM, OpenVZ, Qemu, Xen
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* TCP/IP and network protocols
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** Routing, HTTP, ...
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* Testing
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== Certifications ==
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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:Ambassadors from the Netherlands]] [[Category:Ambassadors from China]]
 
[[Category:Ambassadors from the Netherlands]] [[Category:Ambassadors from China]]

Latest revision as of 02:06, 16 January 2014

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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[edit] 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

[edit] 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

[edit] Areas of Expertise

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

[edit] Certifications

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

[edit] External Links