Pall Sigurdsson

Open Source guru and developer
Employer: Google
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Current Projects and Interests

My current interests revolve around everything computer related, especially in the space of open source software, high-availability clusters, automation and system monitoring.

In particular I assist companies and government agencies design and implement high-availability and virtualized environments based on open source technology and implement high quality and efficient system monitoring.

My current focus is on puppet consulting, training and the development of Adagios

Previous Work

  • Opin Kerfi - Monitoring Guru, Puppet Guru, High Availability Consultant
  • Minor - Founder, CEO and Lead Developer.
  • Basis - Unix Consultant and monitoring specialist.
  • Deloitte - Internal system administration and Help Desk.


  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Reykjavik University, Graduated 2007.
  • Some Tech Industry degrees, including ones from Red Hat, Cisco, IBM


In my leisure time I do a fair bit of recreational diving. In Iceland there are a number of good dive sites, including geothermally active lakes and fissure diving between the North American and Eurasian continental plates.

I also study and play harp. I enjoy playing a range of styles, from classical to English traditional tunes and modern music. My weapon of choice is a 37-string lever harp made in Germany.

Further Information

This website contains some of my projects and contact information. You can also watch my activity on github.

My CV in PDF format can be viewed here.