Lars Eilebrecht

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Lars Eilebrecht
Lars Eilebrecht at ApacheCon Europe 2007.jpg
Lars Eilebrecht speaking at ApacheCon Europe 2007 in Amsterdam
BornMarch 1972
NationalityGerman
Alma materUniversity of Siegen
Websitewww.eilebrecht.net

Lars Eilebrecht (born March 1972[1]) is a German software engineer, solutions architect, IT security expert, and Open Source evangelist. He is one of the original developers of the Apache HTTP Server, and co-founder and former Vice President of the Apache Software Foundation. Lars is an independent IT Consultant based in London, United Kingdom.

Open Source[edit]

Lars has been active in open software projects, and most notably the Apache HTTP Server project. He was a member of the Apache Group,[2] and is co-founder and member of the Apache Software Foundation.[3]

Since the beginning of the Apache Software Foundation he was a member of the Conferences Committee[3] helping the foundation to organise ApacheCon events. He served as Vice President, Conference Planning from 2007 to 2009.[4][5] Additionally he is a member of the ASF Security Team and the ASF Public Relations Committee.[6][7]

Lars is an Open Source evangelist and received O'Reilly's Appaloosa Award for raising awareness of Apache.[8]

Career[edit]

Since 2008 Lars works as an independent IT consultant and worked for companies such as the BBC, Channel 4, Heise Media, and El Tiempo.[9][10] Lars is owner and managing director of Primevation Ltd,[10] and partner at pliXos GmbH.[11][12] Previous employers of Lars Eilebrecht include Ciphire Labs, Quam, Parc Technologies, CyberSolutions, and Cable & Wireless.[9]

Lars has an interest in IT security and cryptography.[13] He was Director Security Solutions and Chief Security Architect at Ciphire Labs, and speaker at conferences such as Financial Cryptography and Data Security[14] and the 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21C3).[15] Lars was a member of the International Financial Cryptography Association from 2005 to 2006.[14]

In 1998 Lars received a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Siegen in Germany.[16]

Publications[edit]

Lars is the author of Apache Webserver, the first German-language book about the Apache HTTP Server. He published 5 editions of the book between 1997 and 2003.[17][18]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lars Eilebrecht's director record at Companies House UK". Companies House UK. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Picture of the Apache Group members taken at ApacheCon 1998 in San Francisco". www.flickr.com. Mark Cox. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "ASF Board Minutes 1999-04-13". www.apache.org. The Apache Software Foundation. 1999-04-13. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "ASF Board Minutes 2007-10-17". www.apache.org. The Apache Software Foundation. 2007-10-17. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "ASF Board Minutes 2009-06-17". www.apache.org. The Apache Software Foundation. 2009-06-17. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Lars Eilebrecht's ASF Committer Information". people.apache.org. The Apache Software Foundation. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "ASF Security Team Website". www.apache.org. The Apache Software Foundation. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Apache Week article about the Appaloosa Awards". www.apacheweek.com. Apache Week. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ a b "Lars Eilebrecht's LinkedIn page". www.linkedin.com. LinkedIn. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ a b "Primevation Ltd Website". www.primevation.com. Primevation Ltd. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Management Team of pliXos GmbH". www.plixos.com. pliXos GmbH. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Bloomberg Person Profile about Lars Eilebrecht". www.bloomberg.com. Bloomberg. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "The Open Source Initiative hopes public awareness is Heartbleed's silver lining". www.engadget.com. Engadget. 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ a b "Program of the Financial Cryptography and Data Security 2005 Conference". www.ifca.ai. IFCA. 2005. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "21C3 Speaker Page for Lars Eilebrecht". events.ccc.de. Chaos Computer Club. 2004. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Lars Eilebrecht's ORCID page". orcid.org. ORCID. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Apache books published by Lars Eilebrecht". www.worldcat.org. WorldCat. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ Lars Eilebrecht (2003). "Apache Webserver Book, 5. Edition". www.amazon.de. Amazon. Retrieved 6 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)