Program Committee

Thank you to our 2018 Open Source Summit North America Program Committee.

Program Chairs:

  • Donnie Berkholz, VP, IT Service Delivery, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Robyn Bergeron, Ansible Community Architect, Red Hat
  • Bryan Liles – Staff Engineer, Heptio

Program Committee Co-Chairs:

  • Laura Abbott, Fedora Kernel Engineer, Red Hat
  • Zaheda Bhorat, Head of Open Source Strategy, Amazon Web Services
  • James Bottomley, Distinguished Engineer, IBM
  • Joe Brockmeier, Senior Evangelist, Linux Containers, Red Hat
  • Jennifer Cloer, Founder, reTHINKit PR
  • Nicole Huesman, Developer & Community Advocate, Intel
  • Michelle Noorali, Software Engineer, Microsoft
  • Jeffrey Osier-Mixon, Open Source Community Manager, Intel Corporation
  • Kate Stewart, Sr. Director of Strategic Projects, The Linux Foundation
  • Daniel Whitenack, Data Scientist, Lead Developer Advocate, Pachyderm

Track Chairs

  • Nithya Ruff, Sr. Director, Open Source Practice, Comcast (Diversity Empowerment Summit)
  • Jono Bacon – Community/Developer Strategy Consultant (Open Collaboration Conference)
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman, Fellow, The Linux Foundation (LinuxCon)
  • Rich Bowen, Vice President of Conferences, Apache Software Foundation (Innovation at Apache)
  • Behan Webster, Founder & Chief Computer Engineer, Converse in Code (Cloud & Container Apprentice Linux Engineer Tutorials)