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Thursday, March 31 • 1:40pm - 2:30pm
Panel Discussion: Best Practices for Evangelizing Open Source Technology

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Open source is rapidly changing the software industry and has become the leading force in the evolution of technologies. Developers, end users, and business leaders world wide are adopting open source to accelerate innovation and gain business agility. As open source initiatives grow, community leaders must be able to take complex technologies developed by the community and create compelling value propositions that evangelize the mission and benefits provided by the community.  Join this session with a few of the leaders of open source projects to learn about best practices to drive evangelism with developers, end users, and business leaders.  

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Wendy Cartee

Senior Director of Marketing, VMware
Wendy Cartee is senior director of product marketing for service mesh, cloud and container networking at VMware. She works on products and open source projects to drive enterprise user adoption. Wendy has been in open source for over a decade and helped form the Linux Foundation’s... Read More →


Jennifer Cloer

Linux Foundation
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Heather Kirksey

Vice President of NFV, The Linux Foundation
Heather Kirksey works with the community to advance the adoption and implementation of open source NFV platforms.Before joining The Linux Foundation, she led strategic technology alliances for MongoDB. Earlier in her career she held various leadership positions in the telecom industry... Read More →

Thursday March 31, 2016 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Alpine Ballroom B