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Wednesday, May 31 • 4:10pm - 4:50pm
There's More Than Code in Open Source - Matthew Garrett, Lauren Sell, Sarah Novotny, Soo Choi, Alex Williams

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We all know that contributing code and fixing bugs are a part of the open source community.  But being an open source community is so much more: it's the diversity of different people’s ideas and the roles that bring projects to light to create movements of change. It's where relationships and trust of individuals, projects, and companies start.  In this panel, we will discuss how healthy open source communities are more than just code and shine a spotlight on the heroes who support and drive the growth of open source.


Soo Choi

Soo Choi is the Chief Commercial Officer at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA). In a former life, Soo was one of the many folks that founded OpenStack. As a co-founder of Anso Labs, her team created the Nova Compute project at NASA which became OpenStack Compute. Anso Labs was... Read More →

Matthew Garrett

Principal Security Developer, CoreOS
Matthew Garrett is a security developer at Google, focusing on improving security of client Linux systems. He has extensive experience in platform security, firmware, TPMs and fruitflies, and has previously spoken on these topics at multiple events.
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Sarah Novotny

Community Wonk, Google
Sarah Novotny leads the Kubernetes Community Program for Google. She has long been an Open Source community champion and ran large scale technology infrastructures before web-scale had a name. In 2001, she co-founded Blue Gecko, a remote database administration company which was sold to DatAvail in 2012. She has curated teams, been a leader in customer communities focused on high availability web application and platform delivery and is a program chair emeritus for... Read More →
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Lauren Sell

VP, Marketing & Community Services, OpenStack Foundation
I am the VP of Marketing & Community Services for the OpenStack Foundation. I helped launch OpenStack and have since been coordinating with different companies and technical leaders in the community to promote OpenStack and drive adoption through activities like event organizatio... Read More →
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Alex Williams

Founder and editor in chief, The New Stack
Founder and Editor in Chief, The New Stack

Wednesday May 31, 2017 4:10pm - 4:50pm
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