Today we are happy to introduce our newest member of the team behind Sony’s Developer Program – Alin Jerpelea. Alin is well known in the open Android community for his work to bring the CyanogenMod custom firmware to Xperia devices, and he joins Sony to strengthen our work in the open source area, where we have an ambition to step up our work with the community.
“I am very happy that Alin is joining us, as this is a great way for us to increase our activity on Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and other open source initiatives. It will also make it possible for us to work even closer to the community in this area,” says Karl-Johan Dahlström, Head of Developer Relations at Sony.
Alin was one of the founders of the FreeXperia team, which brings the popular CyanogenMod firmware to unlocked Xperia devices. Since the start in 2010, he has been one of the driving members of the team, and in this role he has cooperated with us at Sony in different ways during the years.
“I am really excited to join Sony, and to get this chance to work full time with Xperia devices and AOSP is amazing,” says Alin Jerpelea. “I look forward to utilising my knowledge and experience to help Sony further drive open source initiatives.”
A big welcome from the Developer World team! And for any developers that want to engage and work together with us on open source projects, make sure to stay tuned to Developer World Mobile.