Biography of Richard Hughes


Richard has over 13 years of experience developing open source software.

He is the maintainer of fwupd, the LVFS, GNOME Software, AppStream-glib, PackageKit, gnome-packagekit, gnome-power-manager, gnome-color-manager, colord, and UPower and also contributes to many other projects and opensource standards. Richard has three main areas of interest on the free desktop, color management, package management, and power management.

Richard graduated in 2007 from the University of Surrey with a Masters in Electronics Engineering. He now works as a principle engineer for Red Hat, and also manages a company selling open source calibration equipment. Richard's outside interests include taking photos, eating good food and looking after his two daughters.