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October 31 - November 1 - Co-Located Events
October 28-30 - Conference
Lyon Convention Centre - Lyon, France
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Monday, October 28 • 17:10 - 17:45
The Untold Story Behind Creating an Open Source Program Office - Brian Hsieh, Uber

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TODO group has published a series of useful guidelines on how to create an open source program office but the reality of implementing can come with unexpected challenges and surprising opportunities. The broad scope of an open source program requires cross-functional coordination between multiple teams with differing goals, culture, focus areas, perspectives, and priorities, including legal, engineering, design, product, business, marketing, and branding. The success of the open source movement has made the concept of open source software so pervasive that it created another layer of challenges in education and communication. This talk will provide the honest story of my one-year journey of building the open source program office at Uber. I will share my observations and takeaways, as well as what I found rewarding and impactful during the process.

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Brian Hsieh

Head of Open Source, Uber
Brian Hsieh leads Open Source at Uber. In this role, he manages the open source strategy, governance, inbound and outbound licensing, developer advocacy, community building, branding, and foundation relationships. Brian holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from National Tsing Hua University... Read More →


Monday October 28, 2019 17:10 - 17:45
Rhone 3B
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