|Helsingin yliopisto, MS||1996|
|Helsingin yliopisto, D.Sc.||1996|
|Stockholm University, D.Sc.||1999|
|Mathematics and Science|
Linus Benedict Torvalds is a Finnish software engineer best known for having initiated the development of the Linux kernel and git revision control system. He later became the chief architect of the Linux kernel, and now acts as the project’s coordinator.