Valve Hires Another Developer To Work On RADV Radeon Vulkan Driver

Written by Michael Larabel in Valve on 28 July 2020 at 12:35 PM EDT. 28 Comments
Valve appears to have hired yet another open-source graphics driver developer and will initially be working on the Mesa Radeon "RADV" Vulkan driver.

Tony Wasserka, new to the Mesa scene but has spent years in the embedded and graphics space, shared today that he has been hired by Valve to contribute to their open-source graphics work on Linux and will be first taking a stab working on RADV.

Tony joins several others that for the past several years have been working on the Mesa RADV driver as well as other areas of the open-source Linux graphics driver stack for advancing the OpenGL and Vulkan driver performance, VR infrastructure work, and other enhancements to better Linux gaming whether it be native or Windows games on Linux via the likes of Steam Play / Proton (Wine).
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