Speaker: Linda Northrop

Technical Fellow, Software Engineering Institute

Linda Northrop has 45 years of experience in the software development field as a practitioner,

researcher, manager, consultant, author, speaker, and educator. She is a Fellow at Carnegie

Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI) where she collaborates with academic

and industrial researchers and works with federal, energy, healthcare, and computational science

agencies as well as commercial organizations. Her main interests are software architecture,

software product lines, ultra-large-scale systems, and software innovations to aide disabled


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