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Friday, September 20 • 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 8 - An executive's role in fostering an OSS community - Thomas DeMeo, NodeSource

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Executive leadership is needed to support OSS communities.  But to really thrive and grow, it needs the right exec sponsorship for the right reason, with the right expectations across the company.  That all begins with understanding the needs of the developer community, their motives, and the realities of their world.  Delivering a win-win scenario for all sides is made  easier when you understand the factors, know where to start and can keep the dialog open.  This session will share some insights into what works and what doesn’t from an executive point of view.  Bring your perspective and insights and share them during the open Q&A session so that we may all expand our understanding of dynamic open source communities.  


Thomas DeMeo

CEO, NodeSource
Thomas DeMeo is the CEO of NodeSource. Thomas has focused his 27-year career in Silicon Valley primarily in software and SaaS product leadership roles. From industry icons including Adobe, HP, and Citrix to a mix of early stage (Series B/C/D) startups, Thomas’ career runs the gamut... Read More →

Friday September 20, 2019 2:50pm - 3:30pm PDT
Breakout Room 8