Principal Engineer, Unix operating systems @ Digital Equipment Corporation
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Engineering leadership for aggressive software product delivery. Extensive background in operating system development and group leadership. Directs 1500 person development and test organization responsible for Red Hat's infrastructure product development. Including Red Hat's flagship Red Hat Enterprise Linux distribution which is accountable for the majority of the corporate revenue. Pivotal leader involved in ground-up turnaround of Red
Engineering leadership for aggressive software product delivery. Extensive background in operating system development and group leadership. Directs 1500 person development and test organization responsible for Red Hat's infrastructure product development. Including Red Hat's flagship Red Hat Enterprise Linux distribution which is accountable for the majority of the corporate revenue. Pivotal leader involved in ground-up turnaround of Red Hat's engineering organization from a hobbyist focus to a world-class enterprise industry shaping product company. Currently focusing on integrating cloud and virtualization dynamic infrastructure capabilities into a cohesive offering.
Specialties: - Deeply technical large-scale engineering leadership
-Enterprise product delivery - establishing sustainable processes for longterm support
Highly involved with marketing, customers to define requirements, establish gameplans, deliver on commitments and present the value proposition.
VP, Cloud & Operating System Infrastructure @ Engineering VP of software development & testing for Red Hat's infrastructure product set. The infrastructure foundation is Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), the company's flagship offering - the industry leading Linux operating system. The infrastructure team also includes cloud and virtualization technologies & management suites which are tightly paired to the base RHEL platform. Orchestration and system management provisioning teams complete the infrastructure group enabling deployment across bare metal, virt, and cloud environments. The overall department is comprised of over 1500 developers & testers, worldwide. From February 2014 to Present (1 year 11 months) VP Cloud Computing and Virtualization Development @ Engineering VP of software developent for Red Hat's cloud and virtualization teams. Responsible for cloud management infrastructure, including RHOS (Red Hat Open Stack), RHEV (Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization), CloudForms / ManageIQ orchestration software, Red Hat's Satellite and Entitlement managent tools. From February 2013 to February 2014 (1 year 1 month) Vice President, Linux Engineering @ Engineering development vice president responsible for the RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) Linux distribution. Includes the following software development teams: kernel (storage, filesystem, hardware enablement, VM), core operating system utilities, desktop, and development tools (languages, libraries, debuggers). Also responsible for the development tools team as well as virtualization.
Highly involved in product marketing activities - generating release requirements, whitepapers and presentations. Contract negotiations. LinuxCon 2011 keynote presentation: http://video.linux.com/videos/linuxcon-prague-day-2-4 From November 2001 to February 2013 (11 years 4 months) Principal Engineer @ Operating system development and cluster software implementation. Architectural design and team leadership. From 1999 to 2001 (2 years) Consulting engineer @ Engineering development leader of operating system team - building an embedded java hardware appliance. From 1997 to 1998 (1 year) Principal Engineer, Unix operating systems @ Developer In the Tru64 Unix team. Primary development in kernel operating system software: device drivers and hardware platform enablement. Technical lead and developer of high avialability clustering. From 1985 to 1997 (12 years)
MS, Computer Engineering @ Boston University From 1985 to 1990 BS, Computer Engineering @ University of Massachusetts, Amherst From 1981 to 1985 Tim Burke is skilled in: Kernel, File Systems, Virtualization, Linux, Clustering, Press Conferences, Contract Negotiation, Software Project Management, Enterprise Software, Cloud Computing, Cluster, Device Drivers, Hardware, Operating Systems, RHEL, RedHat, Storage
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