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Щеряна Шопова

Shteryana Shopova received her Bachelor's degree in Computer Science at the university of Sofia, Bulgaria. She has been working in the IT industry for nearly 20 years now, assuming different roles such as developing embedded software applications, maintaining the backend infrastructure for ~16 million users and until recently served as a CTO at a small Bulgarian starup company. She joined the FreeBSD development team in 2006, and has been since promoting FreeBSD and open source software in various ways, including mentoring a couple of Google Summer of Code projects and co-organizing a local conference dedicated to open source software & hardware in her home city, Sofia. Keen about open source technologies, she developed a special interest in RISC-V over the last couple of years