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Fritz Ferstl

UNIVA
Chief Technology Officer
Regensburg, Germany
Fritz is the Chief Technology Officer at Univa where he helps set technical direction for the company while also spearheading strategic alliances in EMEA. Fritz is widely regarded as the father of Grid Engine software and its forerunners Codine and GRD. He ran the Grid Engine software business at Sun Microsystems and Oracle taking it from an upstart technology to one of the world’s most widely deployed workload management solutions. Under Fritz's leadership Grid Engine software was open sourced, and grew into a vibrant community. Fritz holds a Masters in Applied Mathematics from the East Bavarian Technical University of Regensburg in Germany.