Gaël Blondelle is Director of European Ecosystem Development at the Eclipse Foundation. He has accumulated specialized experience within Open Source communities for 15 years. Since 2010, he has been manager of OPEES, a European project whose key result is the creation of PolarSys, the Eclipse Working Group dedicated to Open Source tools for Embedded Systems. In 2013, he joined the Eclipse Foundation as manager of the PolarSys working group and to contribute to the Eclipse ecosystem development in Europe.
Since he started in the software industry in 1996, Gaël has worked primarily in the telecommunications, IT and embedded systems industries.