Rodolfo Giometti is an engineer, IT specialist, and GNU/Linux expert. He has over 15 years of experience working with platforms based on x86 (PC), ARM, MIPS, and PowerPC. He is the first author and a maintainer of the LinuxPPS project (Linux's pulse per second subsystem.) He actively contributes to the Linux source code with several patches and new device drivers for several devices. His areas of core expertise are in writing device drivers for new peripherals, realizing special Linux ports for several custom embedded boards, and developing control automation and remote monitoring systems. He is the cofounder of the Cosino Project, where he develops software for industry control automation systems. He is also the co-CEO at HCE Engineering S.r.l., a leading industrial embedded systems-based company.