Quick Boot describes the basic initialization sequence that allows developers the freedom to boot an OS without a fully featured system BIOS. The goal is to make it easy for a designer new to Intel architecture to understand and optimize the firmware for their design, and ease the learning curve to develop and debug the code that gets the platform ready for the operating system. von Dice, Pete
Pete Dice is Engineering Director of Verifone, where he manages OS Engineering teams in Dublin, Ireland and Riga Latvia. Dice successfully launched Intel® Quark(TM), Intel's first generation SoC as well as invented the Intel® Galileo(TM) development board and developed a freemium SW strategy to scale Intel IoT gateway features across product lines. He is also credited with architecting the "Moon Island" software stack and business model.