Chris Wright (programmer)

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Chris Wright
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EmployerRed Hat

Chris Wright is a Linux kernel developer and CTO with Red Hat. He was the 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]


  1. ^ "Xen Community Spotlight".
  2. ^ "Linux kernel Maintainers file, line 6254". Archived from the original on 2017-01-01. Retrieved 2009-04-14.
  3. ^ "Linux: Reporting Kernel Security Issues | KernelTrap". Archived from the original on 2009-07-09. Retrieved 2009-04-07.
  4. ^ "Security '02 Technical Program - Abstract".
  5. ^ "OpenDaylight Leadership". Archived from the original on April 17, 2016.
  6. ^ "Chris Wright".