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The Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speakers for Open Source Summit North America
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the keynote speakers for Open Source Summit North America, taking place August 29-31 in Vancouver, BC. 

Open Source Summit North America is the leading conference for developers, architects and other technologists - as well as open source community and industry leaders - to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions. Over 2,000 are expected to gather for the event.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Ajay Agrawal, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Expert, Author of Prediction Machines, and Founder of The Creative Destruction Lab
  • Jennifer Cloer, Founder of reTHINKit and Creator and Executive Producer of The Chasing Grace Project
  • Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President of Operating Systems and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle
  • Ben Golub, Executive Chairman and Interim CEO, and Shawn Wilkinson, Co-founder, Storj Labs
  • Preethi Kasireddy, Founder & CEO, TruStory
  • Window Snyder, Chief Security Officer, Fastly
  • Imad Sousou, Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Open Source Technology Center, Intel
  • Sana Tariq, Senior Architect, E2E Service Orchestration, TELUS

The full schedule of sessions will be announced next week, with additional keynotes announced shortly thereafter.

Registration is $800 through June 17. Additional alumni, non-profit and Linux Foundation member discounts are available as well; details are available on the event registration page. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are currently being accepted. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world's leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world's largest shared technologies.

Open Source Summit North America is made possible thanks to Diamond Sponsors Intel and SUSE; Platinum Sponsor Red Hat; and Gold Sponsors Amazon Web Services, IBM and VMware.
Published Thursday, June 07, 2018 8:08 AM by David Marshall
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