Hello... I'm Vaishali Thakkar.

I am an Open Source enthusiast and am working as a Linux kernel engineer. If you are interested in my professional life then please check my Linkedin profile.

In my free time, I like to help newbies getting started with the Linux Kernel. I often receive requests from students for conducting 'Getting started with the Linux Kernel hacking' workshop at their universities. So, if you are one of them then please fill out this form and I'll get back to you on the same.

Sometimes I also write on Quora and my blog. Comment directly on posts or answers if you have any doubts on the content posted by me.

Find more about me.

Speaking engagements


  1. 1. December, 2015: CIO Online: How-one-girl-is-making-good-on-her-dream-to-become-a-linux-kernel-engineer

  2. 2. January, 2016: Linux.com: Winner of the linux foundation scholarship recipient Vaishali Thakkar under the kernel guru category