Andrew Ross is Director of Ecosystems at the Eclipse Foundation, an independent not-for-profit foundation supporting the Eclipse open source community. He is responsible for the Eclipse Long Term support program which provides support for Eclipse technology far into the future. He is also responsible for the Location Industry working group, a consortium of companies with interest in Location technologies.
Andrew is an award winning software architect and technology leader. Prior to joining the Eclipse Foundation, Andrew was Director of Engineering at Ingres. His team added OGC compliant spatial support to the Ingres database, and added support for Ingres geospatial in many applications including ArcGIS, Mapserver, Geoserver, and more. Prior to to Ingres, Andrew was a Software Architect at Nortel where he developed Telecom solutions based on open source technologies.
Andrew is also a charter member of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and project lead and committer for the Freeseer video recording and streaming suite.