2018 Speaker Lineup

Leading technology and business leaders will participate

Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Author. Coder. Entrepreneur.

Zaheda Bhorat

Amazon Web Services
Head of Open Source Strategy

Alex Blom

Isle of Code
Managing Partner

Brendan Gregg

Netflix
Senior Performance Architect

Una Kravets

Bustle Digital Group
Director of Product Design

Richard L. Taylor Jr.

SentryOne
Vice President of Engineering

Jennifer Wadella

Kansas City Women in Technology
Founder

David Neal

Okta
Senior Developer Advocate

Nisha Kumar

VMware
Open Source Engineer

Alex Castillo

Neurosity
Co-founder

Christine Abernathy

Facebook
Developer Advocate

Jonathan LeBlanc

Box
Director of Developer Advocacy

Taron Foxworth

Losant
Technical Evangelist

Christina Noel

Arc Benders
Founder & CEO

Bhakthi Liyanage

Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Application Architect/Data Engineer

Danny Banks

Amazon
Sr. UX Designer

Melissa Nysewander

Fidelity Investments
Head of Data Science, People Analytics

Veer Muchandi

Red Hat Inc
Chief Architect - Container Solutions

Justin Reock

Rogue Wave Software
Lead Architect and Sr. Director of OSS Support and Services

Hammid Funsho

Coveros
Consultant/Test Automation Engineer

Tom Wilkie

Grafana Labs
VP Product

Nick Shadrin

NGINX
Sr. Product Manager

Elizabeth K. Joseph

Developer Advocate

Todd Weaver

Purism, SPC
Founder & CEO

Melissa Eggleston

Teamworks
Director of UX

John Jones

The Case Foundation
Vice President of Interactive Strategies

Eric D. Schabell

Red Hat
Global Technology Evangelist Director

Dylan Schiemann

SitePen
CEO

Danese Cooper

Author

Chad Cravens

Open Source Systems
Chief Technical Officer

Alisa Herr

Unity Digital Agency
CEO & Creative Director

Brandon Satrom

Particle
Developer Evangelist

Garth Henson

The Walt Disney Company
Staff Software Engineer

Karol Stepniewski

VMware
Senior Member of Technical Staff

Alexander Krizhanovsky

Tempesta Technologies INC
CEO

Shay Howe

ActiveCampaign
VP of Design

Wade Minter

Custom Communications
Chief Technology Officer

Tierney Cyren

NodeSource
Developer Advocate

Matthew Groves

Couchbase
Developer Advocate

John Mertic

ODPi
Director of Program Management

Berndt Jung

VMware
Senior Manager

Jason M. Hare

Jason M. Hare Associates INC
Open Data Principal

Eric Brown

VMware
Staff Open Source Engineer

Andrey Falko

Lyft
Software Engineer

Nate Koenig

Open Robotics
Co-founder and CTO

Wes Widner

Crowdstrike
Cloud Engineer

Jason Hibbets

Red Hat
Opensource.com senior community architect

Nina Zakharenko

Microsoft
Cloud Developer Advocate

Adam Benzion

Hackster.io
CEO and Cofounder

Jowanza Joseph

One Click Retail
Principal Software Engineer

Jordan Kasper

Department of Defense, Defense Digital Service
Digital Service Expert

Amber Baldet

Clovyr
Cofounder & CEO

Baron Schwartz

VividCortex
Founder/CTO

Adhithi Ravichandran

Redivus Health
Senior Software Engineer

Christie Wilson

Google
Software Engineer, Tools and Infrastructure

Burr Sutter

Red Hat
Director of Developer Experience

Ijeoma Ezeonyebuchi

NPR
QA Engineer

Greg Sabo

Asana
Engineering Manager

Jen Weber

BioBright
Head of Product

Jonell Taylor

MetLife
Open Source Platform Engineer

Justin Cormack

Docker
Engineer

Preston So

Acquia
Director of Research and Innovation

Randall Hunt

Amazon Web Services
Software Engineer

Sanath Kumar Ramesh

Amazon
Software Engineer

Rajashree Mandaogane

Rancher Labs
Software Engineer

Stanley Zheng

cloudreach
Cloud Software Engineer

Nathan McMinn

Bermon Painter

EY Digital
Innovation & Strategy Lead

Ben Striegel

The Rust Programming Language
Community Team

Cynthia Rich

GitHub, Inc
Manager of Technical Training

Dan Zaratsian

Google
Cloud Solutions Engineer

David Khourshid

Microsoft
Software Engineer

DeeDee Lavinder

Spreedly
Software Engineer

Jen Looper

Progress
Developer Advocate

Jeremy Fairbank

Test Double
Software Engineer

Katie McLaughlin

Divio
SRE

John Feminella

Pivotal
Advisor

Lin Sun

IBM
Senior Technical Staff Member

Michael Schwartz

Gluu
CEO

Shaun Lamb

SAS Institute
Application Security Architect

Stephanie Morillo

Ruby Together
Content Strategist

Yev Bronshteyn

Microsoft
Senior Software Engineer

Tanner Hodges

Red Ventures
Senior Front End Developer

Pam Selle

IOpipe
Software Engineering Lead

Mark Voelker

VMware
Chief OpenStack Architect

Lee Eason

Ipreo
Director of DevOps

Joe Gregorio

Google
Software Engineer

Jamie Williams

Electronic Frontier Foundation
Staff Attorney

Grant Ingersoll

Lucidworks
CTO/Co-Founder

David Grizzanti

Comcast
Principal Software Engineer

Todd Jordan

Q2 Banking
Software Developer

Roger Creasy

Container Graphics
Full Stack Developer/Linux Sys Admin

Maria Liberovsky

Duke University
Developer and Educator

Lee Faus

GitHub
Sr. Solutions Architect

Joel Lord

Auth0
Technical Evangelist

Jean Georges Perrin

Oplo
Senior Architect - CEO

H. “Waldo” Grunenwald

DataDog
Tech Evangelist

Brian Leathem

Netflix
Senior Software Engineer

Brad Topol

IBM
Distinguished Engineer

Brian MacDonald

Pragmatic Bookshelf
Managing Editor

Dave Chiluk

Indeed.com
Linux Systems Platform Engineer

Shilla Saebi

Comcast
Open Source Program Manager

Peter Elbaum

Smashing Boxes
Software Engineer

Deirdre Straughan

Amazon Web Services
Open Source Content Lead

Mike Harris

CrossComm
Immersive Technologies Developer

Jack Humphrey

Indeed
VP Engineering

Jakob Lorberblatt

Pythian
Database Consultant

VM (Vicky) Brasseur

@vmbrasseur
Open Source Strategy Consultant

Jeffrey Kaufman

Red Hat
Open Source IP Attorney

Barrett Chambers

Percona
Solutions Engineer

Jonathan Opp

New Kind
President + Partner

Arjuna Chala

HPCC Systems
Sr Director, Special Projects

Brian Platz

Fluree, PBC
Founder & Co-CEO

Clement Ho

GitLab
Frontend Engineering Manager

Joseph Hughes

IBM
Lead Developer for Devops Insights

Henry Zhu

Babel
Maintainer

Erica Stanley

SalesLoft
Engineering Manager

Phillip Wittrock

Google
Engineering Manager

Abigail Cabunoc Mayes

Mozilla
Working Open Practice Lead

Viral Parmar

Mozilla Foundation
Mozilla Rep

Shamsul (Shams) Shaikh

Charles Schwab
Sr Software Engineer

Kyle Daigle

GitHub
Director of Ecosystem Engineering

Azat Mardan

Node University
Founder

Angel Banks

First Data
Sr. UX Designer

David Kohn

Timescale
R&D Engineer

Mehul Patel

Auth0
Tech Evangelist

Dorothea Bozicolona-Volpe

Social Espionage, LLC
Principal & Founder

Remy DeCausemaker

Twitter
Open Source Program Manager

Sachin Solkhan

Fidelity Investments
Director of Software Engineering

Sebastien Pahl

Red Hat
Director of Engineering

Vinay Sen

Expedia
Senior Tech Lead

Aria Chernik

Duke University
Director of Open Source Pedagogy, Research + Innovation (OSPRI)

David Rogers

Pendo.io
Senior Software Engineer

Jen Wike Huger

Red Hat
Content manager and editor

Michael Peters

Cisco
Technical Leader

Amy Jiang

CSbyUs
Co-Founder

Brian Childress

Capital One
Manager, Software Engineering

Jim Salter

Openoid LLC
Chief Technology Officer

Robert Call

libreCMC Project
Lead Developer

Carter Zenke

CSbyUs
Co-founder

John Anderson

Infinity Interactive
VP, Technology

Ryan Hagerty

Chromatic
Front-End Developer

Tom Wilson

JRS Coding School of TRHC
Chief Technology Innovation Officer

Sean Doherty

CrossComm, Inc.
Chief Software Architect

Dean Hallman

WireSoft, LLC
Founder, CTO

Tim Tyler

MetLife, Inc.
Principal Engineer

Chris Fritz

Chris V Fritz, LLC
Consultant

Thomas Cameron

Red Hat
Senior Principal Cloud Engineer

Rabimba Karanjai

Mozilla/Rice University
Researcher/Tech Speaker

Jay Kelath

Dow Jones
Head of Product Security

Nicole Raimundo

Town of Cary
Chief Information Officer

Noah Crowley

InfluxData
Developer Advocate

Nathan Handler

Yelp
Site Reliability Engineer

Ayan Sen

Expedia
Senior Software Engineering, Platform

Bradley Kuhn

Software Freedom Conservancy
Distinguished Technologist

Jean-Marcel Belmont

FoodLogiQ
Senior Software Engineer

Randal Schwartz

Stonehenge Consulting Services, Inc.
General Manager

Dan Thyer

Logical Advantage
CTO

Kris Nova

Heptio
Senior Developer Advocate

Kyle Simpson

Getify Solutions
Open Web Evangelist

Dmitry Vinnik

Salesforce
Lead Software Engineer

Angie Jones

Applitools
Senior Developer Advocate

Carlos Santana

IBM
Senior Technical Staff Member

George DeMet

Palantir.net
Founder and CEO

Amanda Stockwell

Stockwell Strategy
President

Adam Zolyak

Waffle.io
Developer Advocate

Amy Gori

Momentum Learning
Instructor

Pranavkumar Patel

Dow Jones
Senior Security Engineer

Amy Gaskins

JMH Associates
COO & Strategic Planning

Ry Jones

Hyperledger
Community Architect

Angela Oduor Lungati

Ushahidi Inc
Director of Community Engagement

Arun Gupta

Amazon Web Services
Principal Open Source Technologist

Jenn Giardino

Red Hat
Senior Interaction Designer

Brandon Roberts

Angular Team
Developer/Technical Writer

Kevin Xu

MailChimp
Software Developer

Svetlana Levitan

IBM
Developer Advocate

Peter Zaitsev

Percona
CEO

Josh Lane

Microsoft
Senior Software Development Engineer

Sara Chizari

Red Hat
User Experience Researcher

Sai Vennam

IBM
Developer Advocate

Joe Meersman

Elevated Third
Senior Developer

Keith Fiske

Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc
Senior Database Engineer

Charlie Reisinger

Penn Manor School District
Technology Director

Jessica Reeder

Toptal
Community Marketing Manager

Dr. Rochelle Newton

Duke University School of Law
Senior Systems and User Services Manager, IT

Anna Lorberblatt

Student

Tiffany Farriss

Palantir.net
CEO

Duane O’Brien

Indeed
Head of Open Source

Marina Zhurakhinskaya

Red Hat
Senior Outreach Specialist

Karthik Ramasamy

Streamlio
Co-founder and CEO

Ben Sloane

SAS
Systems Engineer

Dustin Cote

Confluent
Customer Operations Engineer

Jason Baker

Red Hat
Opensource.com Editor

Jim Christopher

Pluralsight
Curriculum Director at Pluralsight

Joseph Castle

Code.gov
Open Source Technical Expert

Santhi Sridharan

Capital One
Sr. Manager, Software Eng.

Vishaal Patil

Dow Jones
Director of Engineering, WSJ.com

Yangshun Tay

Facebook
Front End Engineer

Ian Philpot

Microsoft
Sr. Software Engineer

Brandon Mathis

Freelance Full Stack Developer

John Crawford

ndustrial.io
Co-founder and CTO

Sam Couch

IBM
Developer Advocate

Nicholas Bourdakos

IBM Watson
Developer Advocate

Carter Vickery

Wake County
GIS App Team Supervisor

Vadim Karpusenko

Microsoft
Senior Cloud Developer Advocate – Azure ML/AI

Guy Martin

Autodesk, Inc.
Director, [email protected]

JJ Asghar

IBM
Developer Advocate

Sergey Razin

Swampfox Technologies Inc
CTO

Ben Nuttall

Raspberry Pi Foundation
Community Manager

Colin Griffin

Krumware
Chief Engineer

Sophia Armstrong

East Carolina University
Student

Lauren Maffeo

GetApp
Senior Content Analyst

Chris Collins

Duke University's Office of Information Technology
Senior Automation Engineer

Lee McClendon

WP Engine
SVP, Research & Development

Sue Malomo

bluegear labs
Founder/Developer

Aaron Williamson

Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS)
General Counsel and Director of Governance

Jake Dohm

Web Developer

Jeremy Wallace

AWS
Sr. Solutions Architect

Josh Zheng

IBM
Developer Advocate

Ryan Miller

Cumulus Networks
UI Engineer

Sam Penfield

SAS
Advisory Product Manager - Blockchain

Patrick Riel

Cisco
Software Engineer