Richard Saville



SEEVIC College


Raspberry Pi

Python computer language

General Purpose Input Output (GPIO) pins

Company Info


  • Inventor of Raspberry Pi products ProtoZero and ProtoCam.
  • Founder of Average Maker, a blog about single-board computers.


Richard Saville is a former writer for Lifewire who contributed articles on Raspberry Pi. A curious tinkerer with a longtime interest in computers, he has written tutorials and project features for The MagPi, the official Raspberry Pi magazine, and for Average Maker, a blog about programming and single-board computers.

Saville's interest in Raspberry Pi led him to design his own range of add-on boards for the device, which he funded through Kickstarter. An active member of the Raspberry Pi community in the U.K., Saville can be found at "Raspberry Jam" events and on Twitter discussing single-board computers and his latest projects.


Saville studied at SEEVIC College, Essex, U.K.

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