Langdon White

Clinical Assistant Professor CDS

Langdon White is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences at Boston University. Langdon comes to CDS after nearly a decade at Red Hat, Inc. where he was most recently a Technical Marketing Manager. While at Red Hat, he worked on re-architecting Fedora (a Linux Distribution) for more flexibility in a containerized world (among many other things). He is a 20+ year veteran of the software industry and has spent his career prior to joining CDS working as CTO, Chief Architect, Vice President, software advocate, architect, and software engineer for a variety of types of companies from startups to Fortune 50. 

Through the Red Hat Collaboratory, Langdon served as an Engineer in Residence for BU Spark! & the Hariri Institute in addition to teaching CAS CS 200 (which prepares students for internships or jobs in the software development industry). He is an advocate and implementer of the “perpetual beta,” the promise of DevOps, and the hybrid cloud as ways to create more resilient and usable web applications and has been published and has spoken at professional and industry conferences.