Scott James Remnant (born 18 July 1980) is an open source Software Engineer. Scott served as a long-time Debian developer until 2006 and worked as "Ubuntu Developer Manager" on the Ubuntu Linux distribution. at Canonical Ltd. He now works at Google as a Technical Lead on Chrome OS.
- Ran the Linux humor website Segfault.org
- While a Debian developer, Scott maintained several important packages, notably libtool and dpkg
- Is the author of the Upstart initialization system
- Developed the Planet weblog aggregation system
- He served on the Ubuntu Technical Board until October 2011
Scott is openly gay, and believes it important to be open about it to support others in the open source community.