Jonathan Shapiro

Jonathan Shapiro
Managing Partner, The EROS Group, LLC

Dr. Shapiro is most recently known for his work on the EROS secure and reliable operating system, and it’s commercial successor, Coyotos ( His work on the BitC programming language grew out of a need to make systems programs and major applications more defensible in general. Dr. Shapiro has worked in settings ranging from small startups to Fortune-25 corporations. In one life he spent nearly ten years on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University. In another, he has acted as founder or co-founder of four startup companies.

Dr. Shapiro was the author of A C++ Toolkit, the first book on reusable programming in C++. In addition to his work on operating systems and programming languages, he has also taken leading architectural roles in debugging and performance analysis tools.


Location: F150_El Camp
This session is part of Emerging Languages Camp.
Jonathan Shapiro (The EROS Group, LLC)
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BitC is a new systems programming language combining the safety, flexibility, and richness of Haskell with the low-level expressivenes of C or C++. Programs in BitC are type- and memory-safe, but are able to deal efficiently with low-level data structures. Read more.
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