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Wednesday, March 30 • 10:00am - 10:25am
Changing the Tires with the Car Still Moving: Making EMC “Open” friendly - Matt Cowger, EMC

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With over 60,000 employees and 4000+ field engineering resources, EMC is a very large ship with huge amounts of inertia and cultural history.  However, we have to adapt to the changing conditions in the market, and that means helping our sales force adapt.  In this session we’ll share lessons learned around helping 4000 opinionated and technical people to change their view of open source with Cloud Foundry as the focus, open collaboration with projects like OpenStack & Cloud Foundry, open standards and technical selling without resorting to anti open source FUD.  We’ll go into how we did it with contests, collaboration.

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Matt Cowger

EMC
Matt is responsible for all cloud native apps messaging, evangelism and internal training at EMC. He spends his time building demos (live, of course), presenting to audiences large and small and finding out where things break. Prior to EMC, Matt lead infrastructure and architecture teams at several startups including Banks.com and Salesforce.com. He currently lives in Oakland, California.


Wednesday March 30, 2016 10:00am - 10:25am
Grand Sierra Ballroom CD

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