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Tuesday, May 19 • 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Building an OpenStack Community in your Organization

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Large scale corporations are generally reserved and focused on developing proprietary enterprise softwares. Open source software is a fairly new concept that has gained popularity in the field of IT, specifically OpenStack. Here at Symantec, we discovered a need to become of part of OpenStack community. We would like to share various community building strategies we have been following, including :


  • Why should an Organization invest in Open Source?

  • Shift from Proprietary Software to Open Source Software

  • Our process and approach towards community building

  • How to conduct effective and efficient Meetups and Hackathons

  • Symantec's journey to OpenStack Gold Membership in the short span of a year

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Priti Desai

Software Engineer, IBM
Priti is a Software Engineer at IBM. She implements CI/CD with Tekton and Serverless with OpenWhisk. She is a mentor for Open Source JumpStart at IBM and Outreachy. She is also an Open Source promoter within the company and has presented technical content at EclipseCon and Continuous... Read More →
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David T. Lin

Senior Director, Cloud Platform Engineering, Symantec
Cloud Security

Tuesday May 19, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm PDT
Room 110

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