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Wednesday, October 30 • 12:20 - 12:55
When Should You Set Up an Open Source Foundation? - Stormy Peters, Red Hat

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As open source software projects grow and evolve, their governance models must also change. A project might start with a single contributor, evolve to a consensus based system with a small group of core contributors and then grow into an individual membership model or into a foundation of companies. Deciding what the best next step for your project is key. Knowing whether a foundation is an option or not and how you'd go about creating one can help. Come learn how we created the Ceph Foundation to expand Ceph’s governance model to incorporate all the companies and individuals that wanted to participate.

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Stormy Peters

Director, Open Source Programs Office, Microsoft
Stormy Peters is Director of the Open Source Programs Office at Microsoft. Stormy is passionate about open source software and educates companies and communities on how open source software is changing the software industry. She is a compelling speaker who engages her audiences during... Read More →

Wednesday October 30, 2019 12:20 - 12:55
Rhone 3A