IT Pro Live: One year of Raspberry Pi 4

Founder Eben Upton shares what's next for the company

The Raspberry Pi family keeps on breaking new ground, with the diminutive little machine used in everything from retro emulators to industrial projects and even space missions. So, one year on from the launch of Raspberry Pi 4, what’s next? In this Q&A session, we spoke to Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton to find out.

Carly Page

News editor, IT Pro

Carly Page is an experienced journalist with more than a decade of experience covering the technology industry. Previously editor of UK tech tabloid The INQUIRER, Carly went freelance in 2020 and has written for a number of publications including Computer Shopper, Forbes, IT Pro, the Metro and Tes.

Eben Upton

Founder & CEO, Raspberry Pi

Dr Eben Upton CBE DFBCS FREng is a founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, serves as the CEO of Raspberry Pi (Trading), its commercial and engineering subsidiary. He is the co-author, with Gareth Halfacree of the Raspberry Pi User Guide, and with Jeff Duntemann and others of Learning Computer Architecture with Raspberry Pi. He was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2017, appointed a Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society in 2019, and elected an Honorary Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge in 2020. In an earlier life, he founded two successful mobile games and middleware companies, Ideaworks 3d and Podfun, held the post of Director of Studies for Computer Science at St John's College, and wrote the Oxford Rhyming Dictionary with his father, Professor Clive Upton. He holds a BA in Physics and Engineering, a PhD in Computer Science, and an MBA, from the University of Cambridge.

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