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Stefano Zacchiroli is an Italian/French academic and computer scientist who lives and works in Paris, and a former Debian Project Leader, a position in which he served from April 2010 to April 2013. Succeeding Steve McIntyre, he was himself succeeded by Lucas Nussbaum in an election where he himself was no longer a candidate. Zacchiroli became a Debian Developer in 2001. After attending LinuxTag in 2004, he became more involved in the Debian community and the project itself.

Stefano Zacchiroli
Stefano Zacchiroli 2018.jpg
Stefano, 4 April 2018
Born (1979-03-16) 16 March 1979 (age 40)
ResidenceParis, France
CitizenshipItalian, French
Alma materUniversity of Bologna
Scientific career
FieldsComputer science
InstitutionsUniversité Paris Diderot
Websiteupsilon.cc/~zack/

In 2016, Zacchiroli founded the Software Heritage project together with Roberto Di Cosmo.[1]

CareerEdit

In April 2011 he was re-elected unopposed as project leader.[2] He was a director of the Open Source Initiative from 2014 to 2017[3] and is currently a member of Free Software Foundation's High Priority Projects committee.[4]

In 2015, O'Reilly presented an open source award to Zacchiroli.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Software Heritage People". Retrieved 2016-11-20.
  2. ^ "Debian Project Leader Election 2011 Results". Retrieved 2011-04-16.
  3. ^ "OSI Board Changes 2014". 2014-04-09. Retrieved 2018-04-27.
  4. ^ "Committee begins review of High Priority Projects list -- your input is needed". 2014-12-08. Retrieved 2015-02-14.
  5. ^ "O'Reilly Open Source Awards - OSCON 2015". YouTube. O'Reilly. 2015-07-24. Retrieved 2015-07-27.

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Preceded by
Steve McIntyre
Debian Project Leader
April 2010 — April 2013
Succeeded by
Lucas Nussbaum