Thiago Macieira holds a double degree in Engineering and an MBA. He has been involved in several Open Source projects for nearly 20 years, is an experienced C++ developer. He’s been involved with Qt and KDE since 2000 and was the author of quite a few classes in QtCore, QtNetwork and the entire QtDBus module. He’s been the maintainer for QtCore since 2012. He currently works for Intel’s System Software Products’s Linux team, where he is a Software Architect for the Clear Linux Project for Intel® Architecture, with responsibilities including expanding Clear Linux to new segments and uses.