Curriculum Vitae


Personal Information

Address: Twee Molenstraat 21, B-8550 Zwevegem
Phone: +32 478452108
Date of birth: August 2nd, 1978
Nationality: Danish
Marital status: Married


To extend my skills and develop new ones in an active and challenging environment, while working in a team of like-minded people creating innovative new products.


09/1997 - 06/2002 Master of Science in Engineering, Informatics
  Masters degree with specialization in Computer Vision and Graphics at
  Aalborg University, Denmark.
  Thesis entitled ``Handling Occlusions in Augmented Reality'' prepared at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. Final exam at Aalborg University, Denmark.
  Grade: 9.6 (to 13)
08/1994 - 06/1997 Technical College
  Higher Technical Examination in electronics at Aalborg Technical College, Denmark.
  Grade: 9.5 (to 13)
08/1985 - 06/1994 Primary School
  1st to 9th grade at Gandrup Primary School, Denmark.

Work Experience

04/2008 - Technical Manager Software
  Responsible for long term technical strategy for embedded software development within Defense group. Maintainer of bootloader, Linux kernel and build system for products. Alignment and collaboration across divisions and sites.
09/2002 - 04/2008 Embedded Software Development
  Development of embedded control software for rugged display solutions at Barco N.V. Software initially written in C and assembly using no OS (on Philips XA). Led move to C++ based platform on eCos and later on to embedded Linux. Administration of Linux based development servers.
12/1999 - 10/2001 Software Development
  Development and maintenance of a web-based portal system at ByNet Denmark K/S. Developed using Apache / MySQL / Oracle / Perl / PHP / Qmail and deployed on 8 Linux servers.
02/1998 - 12/1999 Home Office Sales Assistant
  Sale of consumer computer equipment at Super Radio A/S (now ELGiganten
  Denmark A/S).
06/1997 - 09/1997 Piccolo
  Piccolo at hotel Royal Court Apartments in London, Britain.

Other Experience

01/2009 - Present Buildroot
  Maintainer of Buildroot, an embedded Linux build system focused on small to medium sized systems.
06/2004 - Present Linux Kernel
  Contributor of fixes and features to the mainline Linux kernel and related projects. Maintainer of several drivers (USB, ethernet, I2C, GPIO, serial, ..)
05/2005 - 02/2007
  Active in community around, and author of Debian on NSLU2 howto (
02/2002 - 11/2003
  Active in community around the HP-sponsored Author of the
  IpkgFind search engine ( and several small utilities for Linux PDAs.
04/2001 - 08/2006 DotSRC
  Staff member at (was Member of CVS team and IRC team.


Languages: Danish (native), English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), German (fair)
Development: Assembler (ARM, Motorola 68k, x86, XA, PPC), C, C++, HTML, Java, Javascript, Lua, Pascal, Perl, PHP, Python, Shell, SQL, TCL, XML.
Hardware: Ethernet, Flash, I$^{2}$C, SPI, USB.
Toolkits: Boost, GTK, OpenCV, OpenGL, QT, SDL, STL, VTK.
Networking: TCP/IP (v4/v6), Ethernet, NAT, Iptables.
Systems: eCos, Linux (embedded, desktop and server), Windows.
Administration: Apache, GIT, MySQL, OpenSSH, Samba, Subversion.

Personal Interests

Travelling: Exploring nature and culture around the world.
Programming: Developing real-time graphical effects, Open source, Low level programming, Linux on consumer products
Reading: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Computer Graphics.


Kurt Cornelis, Ph.D.    
Supervisor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Telephone: +32 16321881
Kasteelpark Arenberg 10 Email:
3001 Heverlee    
Claus B. Madsen, Assoc. Prof.    
Supervisor, Aalborg University Telephone: +45 96358788
Niels Jernes Vej 14, Building 3 Email:
9220 Aalborg East    
Keld Arenholt Christensen    
Manager, ByNet Denmark K/S Telephone: +45 28446405
Nytorv 5b, 2nd floor Email:
9000 Aalborg    

Peter Korsgaard 2011-06-30