Larry McVoy

Programmer, Person

1962 –

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Who is Larry McVoy?

Larry McVoy is the CEO of BitMover, the company that makes BitKeeper, a version control system that was used from February 2002 to early 2005 to manage the source code of the Linux kernel.

He earned BS and MS degrees in computer science in 1985 and 1987, respectively, from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and has been employed by Sun Microsystems, Silicon Graphics and Google. His work generally included performance enhancements to the various Unix operating systems developed by his employers. While McVoy worked at Sun, he worked on a peer-to-peer SCM system named TeamWare that would form the basis of his later BitKeeper product.

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Born
1962
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Employment
  • Chief Executive Officer, BitMover Inc
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Google
  • Silicon Graphics, Inc.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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