Vasiliy Tolstoy is a Principal Software Engineer at EMC Corporation in Russia COE. He has worked for EMC since 2010. His current professional interests include Linux networking, virtualization, and SDN/NFV. He is also interested in UI design, OS design and hardware-level programming. He has 26 years of combined experience in software design, development, and system administration. He studied physics at the State Saint-Petersburg University.
He was born, raised and lives in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. He is indeed a relative of all three Tolstoy Russian writers. He got fascinated by computers in high school and has worked with them ever since. His first hands-on experience with Linux dates back to 1995, the time of the first LUG gatherings in Russia.
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.