As a member of SUSE Linux team, Alan Clark focuses on new industry initiatives, emerging standards and open source. Alan is currently the Board Chair for the OpenStack Foundation and is a Director on the Linux Foundation Board. Additionally, to facilitate the awareness and adoption of open source and open standards Alan participates in several Industry forum steering committees, technical committees and open source projects.
CEO, Cloud Foundry Foundation
A 20 year veteran of the Silicon Valley and Seattle technology scenes, Sam Ramji brings a wealth of business, product and open source experience to the CEO role. He has led strategy for API powerhouse Apigee, designed and led Microsoft’s open source strategy and drove product strategy for BEA WebLogic Integration. He is the board secretary of Outercurve Foundation and a member of multiple industry advisory boards.
CTO of NFV, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Dr. Prodip Sen is currently Chief Technology Officer of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) at HPE’s Communications Solutions Business (CSB), where he is responsible for the technology strategy and industry engagement for the NFV. His current focus is to foster the generation of solutions and techniques that will accelerate the use of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and NFV approaches in service provider networks. Prodip is part of the... Read More →
Chief Node Officer, NodeSource, Inc.
Rod Vagg is Chief Node Officer at NodeSource. Rod is known for his work across the Node.js ecosystem, including in the Node.js databases community and for the creation of key NodeSchool workshops. He is passionate about Node.js and its future as a wide-spread, general-purpose and enterprise programming platform. This passion has lead to his deep involvement in Node.js core where he serves as chair of the Technical Steering Committee (TSC... Read More →
VP & Chief Technologist, Red Hat
Chris Wright is the Vice President and Chief Technologist at Red Hat. During his nearly 20 years as a software engineer he has worked in the telecom industry on high availability and distributed systems and in the Linux industry on security and virtualization. He has been a Linux developer for over a decade, most of that time spent deep in the Linux kernel working on security and virtualization. He is intrigued by the challenges that... Read More →