Frédéric Lepied

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Frédéric Lepied
Born 1967
Residence Le Chesnay, France
Nationality French
Occupation Software engineer
Employer eNovance
Website [1]

Frédéric Lepied (born 1967) is a French computer engineer, and was the CTO of Mandriva until January 2006.

Lepied is a graduate of the ESIEE engineering school in France.[1]

Frédéric Lepied joined the Mandrakesoft Research and Development team in 1999. He is the author of rpmlint, an RPM packages checker (similar to Debian's lintian program). Lepied was the maintainer of several core packages, including XFree86 and the initscripts. He spent one year in Canada in the Mandrakesoft Montreal office, and became Mandrakesoft CTO when he came back to France in 2002.

Lepied maintained the wacom tablet driver in XFree86 and in X.Org. He wrote an O'Reilly book on CVS.

He left Mandriva on February 3, 2006. He then joined Intel Corporation to manage Software manufacturers relationships. Late 2008, he joined Splitted Desktop Systems an innovative hardware company, as chief of strategy. In 2013, he became VP Software Engineering at eNovance.


  1. ^ "Frédéric Lepied DIRECTOR, PRODUIT STRATEGY AND INNOVATION". Retrieved 22 October 2010. 

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