Pete Lomas

Pete Lomas and a colleague designed the Raspberry Pi educational computer to help turn young people from consumers into creators.  The original plan in 2008 called for 3,000 units: there are now close to 30 million of these small and inexpensive used to educate young people into how to design digital systems of all types.  Pete went further and turned Raspberry Pi into a charity with other industrialists and academics.   Raspberry Pi came out of a long career in electronic engineering which included teaching and research at Manchester University and commercial work developing digital systems for clients.  Today Pete took some time away from his hectic schedule to talk to Richard Sharpe about his life and career so far.