Doug Gaff is the PMC Lead for the Device Software Development Platform (DSDP) project - an Eclipse project focused on building an extensible, standards-based platform to address a broad range of needs in the embedded and mobile software development space. Doug is also a Senior Engineering Manager on Wind River's commercial Eclipse-based product, Wind River Workbench, where is responsible for Eclipse open source contributions and adoption of Eclipse technology commercially.
Doug's Eclipse roles include
- DSDP PMC Lead
- 2008-09 Eclipse Board - Elected Committer Representative
- EclipseCon 08 Technical Program Chair
- EclipseCon 06-08 Program Committee - Embedded and Mobile Category
- Architecture and Planning Council Representative for Wind River
Doug is especially passionate about the intersection between open source collaborative development and profitable software business models. He is also interested in how open source processes can be applied to commercial environments (development processes, leadership techniques, communication methods, and infrastructure.)
Doug has over 13 years of embedded software development and management experience and holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering.
Work email: doug <dot> gaff <at> windriver <dot> com