Matias Bjørling

Matias Bjørling is Director of Solid State System Software at Western Digital. He is the author of the Open-Channel SSD 1.2 and 2.0 specifications and maintainer of the Open-Channel SSD subsystem in the Linux kernel. Before joining the industry, he obtained a Ph.D. in operating systems, and non-volatile storage by doing performance characterization of flash-based SSDs, worked on the Linux kernel blk-mq block layer and began the early work on the Open-Channel SSD interface.