Allison Randal

Programmer, Organization leader


Who is Allison Randal?

Allison Randal is a software developer and author. She is the former chief architect of the Parrot virtual machine, a member of the board of directors for The Perl Foundation, a former member of the board of directors for the Python Software Foundation, and a former Chairman of the Parrot Foundation. She is also the lead developer of Punie, the port of Perl 1 to Parrot. She is co-author of Perl 6 and Parrot Essentials and the Synopses of Perl 6. She was employed by O'Reilly Media. From August 2010 till February 2012, Randal was the Technical Architect of Ubuntu at Canonical. She is currently a director of the Open Source Initiative.

In 2009, Randal was chair of O'Reilly's Open Source Convention.

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Also known as
  • Allison Randall
  • O'Reilly Media
  • Canonical Ltd.
  • Hewlett-Packard

on July 23, 2013


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