Chris Wright (programmer)

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Chris Wright
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Photo of Chris Wright (foreground)
ResidencePortland, Oregon
EmployerRed Hat

Chris Wright is a Linux kernel developer and CTO with Red Hat. He is the current Linux kernel co-maintainer for the -stable branch[1] with Greg Kroah-Hartman.[2] He is involved in Linux kernel security related topics[3] and is currently the maintainer for the LSM framework.[4]

Chris also serves as the Chair of the OpenDaylight Project Board of Directors.[5]

Chris is vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) at Red Hat.[6]


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  2. ^ Linux kernel Maintainers file, line 6254
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-09. Retrieved 2009-04-07.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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  5. ^ OpenDaylight Leadership Archived 2016-04-17 at the Wayback Machine
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