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Wednesday, September 11 • 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Open Source - How to Help Your Lawyers and Execs Become Enthusiastic Supporters

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How can an individual successfully evangelize contributing to OSS within their company?  What are the strategic benefits to contributing to OSS, and how can these be articulated to decision-makers in various roles?  What are methods for overcoming common internal obstacles, objections, and concerns about contributing?  This panel will provide pointers and discuss case studies of successful evangelism within companies for contributing to OSS.

Speakers
avatar for Stephen Walli

Stephen Walli

Principal Program Manager, Microsoft
I'm a principal program manager at Microsoft in the Azure Office of the CTO. I've worked with Docker, been a Distinguished Technologist at Hewlett-Packard, technical director at the Outercurve Foundation, founded a start-up, and been a writer and consultant. I've been around open... Read More →
avatar for Eddie Satterly

Eddie Satterly

Co-founder, Datanexus
Mr. Satterly has served in a variety of roles including developer, engineer, architect and CTO over his 28+ year career for startups to Fortune 500 companies. At DataNexus he is building a new open source based data application to serve as a context based data router. Previously he... Read More →
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Joanna Lee

Attorney & Mediator, Gesmer Updegrove LLP
Joanna Lee is a mediator, attorney, and advisor who supports open source communities and organizations with open source licensing, governance, code of conduct issues, intellectual property policies, and compliance. Joanna chairs the Inclusive Naming Initiative (www.inclusivenaming.org... Read More →


Wednesday September 11, 2019 5:30pm - 6:00pm PDT
Grand Ballroom (Salon A)