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2024 plenary – Bruce Perens

Bruce Perens Plenary Bio Bruce Perens is one of the founders of the Open Source movement in software, and was the first to announce Open Source to the world. He created the Open Source Definition, the rules for Open Source licensing that still stand today. His work as the second Debian project leader, creator of […]

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2024 speaker – Divya Mohan

Divya Mohan Open Source Maintainer & Advocate Open Source in Asia Open Source Add to my Schedule Bio Divya is a Senior Technical Evangelist at SUSE, where she contributes to Rancher’s cloud native open source projects. She co-chairs the documentation for the Kubernetes & LitmusChaos projects & has previously worked extensively in the systems engineering

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Brian Osborn

  Brian Osborn CEO and Publisher, Linux New Media Brian is CEO and Publisher at Linux New Media, a leader in Linux, Open Source, and technical IT content. Linux New Media’s global brands include Open Source JobHub, Linux Magazine, ADMIN Network & Security, and FOSSlife. Brian has been involved with Open Source and related media

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Chris Howard

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

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Ann Schlemmer

Ann Schlemmer Ann Schlemmer is the CEO of Percona, a leader in open source database software, support, and services. In this role, Schlemmer builds upon Percona’s legacy of open source excellence, leading the company on its mission to help businesses make databases and applications run better through a unique combination of expertise and open source

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Sam Marland

Sam Marland Sam leads Red Hat UK’s Financial Services pre-sales team and has worked with FSI customers for the last decade. He is passionate about modern application platforms, operation resilience, Open Source and helping customers understand the impact of their technology on the environment. Before taking this role, Sam worked as a Principal Solution Architect

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Kris Sharma

Kris Sharma Srikrishna ‘Kris’ Sharma is the Financial Services Sector Lead at Canonical – the company behind Ubuntu. Over the last two decades, Kris has held various leadership positions at management consulting firms providing advisory services to Fortune 100 and FTSE 100 clients. Kris’ consulting and management experience spans multiple sectors including Financial Services, Media

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Paula Paul

Paula Paul Paula has served as a trusted technical advisor, distinguished engineer, and fractional CIO. She enjoys working with organizations on strategic, secure digital modernization efforts leveraging open source. Paula championed API, Identity, and platform strategies as part of the Digital Platform Strategy team at ThoughtWorks and led platform adoptions on AWS, GCP, and Azure

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Andrew Reddikh

Andrew Reddikh Senior Software Engineer Passionate software engineer and tech leader with more than 15 years in software development, microservice architecture, and cloud infrastructure. On daily basis, Andrew uses Node.js, TypeScript, Golang, and DevOps best practices to build a better tech world by contributing to open-source projects and building various fintech startups.

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Nelson Batsford

Nelson Batsford Solutions Architect, SUSE As a consultant in the IT industry, I have had the privilege of working for Vendors in both Hardware and Software domains. My passion lies in open-source technology, and I am honoured to serve as an ambassador for it in my daily role. I am particularly interested in containerization and

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