BS Computer Science, 20+ years as a working professional in embedded hardware and software. First involvement in Linux was at Dialogic corp ( later purchased by Intel) as director of software development in 1997. Involved in hands-on driver and middleware development in the telecom industry 1997-2001. Disabled / retired since 2002 and using embedded Linux for robotics and various electronic projects as a hobby. Latest project is fully autonomous UAV, also occasionally contribute to a project using electrically actuated valves for internal combustion engines ( control system). Next project planned is a residential energy management system for my home based on RPi or perhaps BeagleBone.