Kenneth Rohde Christiansen
Principal Engineer, Web Platform Engineering
Kenneth Rohde Christiansen is principal engineer in the Intel Web Platform Engineering team. In his role, Kenneth leads multiple efforts making sure that the web platform works in Intel’s favour, by becoming a real application development platform, driving Windows and Chrome OS usage, while working best on Intel and exposing the full potential of our hardware capabilities to developers. Since joining Intel in 2011, Kenneth has shaped our approach to working with external browser vendors and the web community, leading to many success stories in landing Intel specific features and optimization in Chromium based browsers such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. Some of these features and inventions have been industry-shaping, such as Progressive Web Apps, which is becoming one of the main ways to create desktop applications. He is a multi-term elected member of the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) Technical Architecture Group, growing Intel’s influence inside the most important standardization group of the web platform. Apart from that he is also a Microsoft Most Values Professional in Developer Tooling and a Google Developer Experts in Web Technology. Kenneth holds a MSc degree in Software Engineering from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and a BSc degree in Software Engineering and Math from the University of Copenhagen.
29 May 2024 — 15:25 to 16:10