David Stewart is the manager of the Server Language Optimization Team in the Data Center Software Technology group at Intel where he helped launch the effort. David has been an operating systems development expert for his whole career, starting out with Unix in 1980. David serves on various boards including the Yocto Project Advisory Board and the CE Linux Working Group, both part of the Linux Foundation. Before the formation of his current team, David held a variety of management positions in Intel’s Software and Services Group and in Intel’s Desktop Boards and Systems division. Prior to joining Intel in 1997, David held management and engineering positions in consumer software product development and operating system development, including Sequent, Tektronix, and CFI. David holds a BS and MS in Computer Science from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, which he received in 1983. David has given keynotes and presentations in over 40 technical conferences.