February 6, 2020
9:00 – 17:00
Hosted by Alliander
Venue Location: Dijkgraaf 4 6921 RL Duiven
Duiven, The Netherlands
LF Energy and the Linux Foundation team with Dutch distribution system operator, Alliander, to provide a full day of training that leverages best practices for open source software within the enterprise. Ibrahim Haddad, scholar and practitioner of open source best practices and Executive Director of the LF AI project, will be joined by Jon Aldama, co-founder of FOSSID, along with Executive Director of LF Energy, Shuli Goodman. The event is geared and has been designed for utilities and their suppliers/vendors.
Ibrahim Haddad (Ph.D.) is Vice President of Strategic Programs at the Linux Foundation working with the largest technology companies and open source projects to facilitate a vendor-neutral environment for advancing the open source platform. Haddad leads the LF AI Foundation that supports and sustains open source innovation in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning. Prior to the Linux Foundation, he served as Vice President of R&D and Head of the Open Source Division at Samsung Electronics based in Silicon Valley. At Samsung, he established the global open source division, executed Samsung’s open source strategy, launched internal and external R&D collaboration projects with universities and other organizations, supported M&A and corporate VC activities via SamsungNEXT, and represented Samsung in various foundations and consortia. Throughout his career, Haddad has held technology and portfolio management roles at Ericsson Research, the Open Source Development Lab, Motorola, Palm and Hewlett-Packard.
Jon Aldama (M.Sc.) is co-Founder and CTO at FOSSID. Jon has profound engineering background, having worked with open source software compliance in large corporations as FOSS advisor and evangelist. Jon is an expert in product development, strategy, and positioning, and has extensive hands-on experience from software compliance tools integration and deployment. He served on the advisory board of the Yocto Project during 2015-2016, and has traveled the world educating large audiences in FOSS compliance.
Shuli Goodman is the founder and Executive Director of LF Energy, a new Linux Foundation project that supports open source innovation in the energy and electricity sectors. LF Energy’s ambition is to accelerate the energy transition and the decarbonization of the world’s economies. Having spent the early part of her career enabling some of the world’s largest companies in the world to become Internet-ready, she has brought her digital-first, cross-industry background to the electricity sector. With a doctorate in Organizational Systems focused on innovation and the energy transition, Shuli has a uniquely multi-disciplinary approach to solving complex, interdependent problems. She has nearly three decades experience in the startup and ongoing support of governance and multi-stakeholder engagement bodies that have been convened to enable decision-making and provide steering capacity for high-visibility and/or high-risk initiatives. Her goal is to inspire, train, and enable 10,000 developers, in the next 10 years, to digitally transform the world’s power systems.