Chris Howard

Chris has 15 years’ experience consulting for varied organisations in delivering their digital transformation programmes. At EPAM he is Head of the Open Source Program Office supporting employees and clients with their consumption, contribution and maturity in Open Source. He regularly works with CTO/CDO’s at a portfolio level to shift organisational direction and achieve ambitious commercial goals whilst championing developer relations and building strong engineering communities.

He is engaged in a number of wider industry initiatives including leading a non-profit organisation, Intertech, promoting diversity in technology where he has been awarded a number of accolades for his advocacy in this area. Chris is Chief Learning Officer of OpenUK and a member of the FINOS diversity and inclusion special interest group.