The Linux Foundation Announces 1st Round of Keynotes Speakers for Open Source Summit North America 2022
Kristin OConnell | 13 April 2022
Premier event for open source developers and community contributors will feature visionary speakers offering insights on a range of topics: WASM, Cloud Native Computing, Diversity, Community Leadership, Linux and more.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 13, 2022 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the first round of keynote speakers taking the stage at Open Source Summit North America, June 21-24, in Austin, TX and virtually.
Open Source Summit North America is the premier event for open source developers, technologists, and community leaders to collaborate, share information, solve problems, and gain knowledge, furthering open source innovation and ensuring a sustainable open source ecosystem. It is a conference umbrella comprising 14 events covering the most important technologies and topics in open source including Linux, Embedded Systems, Supply Chain Security, AI + Data, Cloud, Community Leadership, OSPOs, Software Vulnerabilities, Diversity, IoT, Critical Systems, Containers and more.
2022 Keynote Speakers Include:
- Alena Analeigh, Founder, Brown STEM Girl
- Eric Brewer, Vice President of Infrastructure, Google
- Matt Butcher, Chief Executive Officer, Fermyon Technologies
- Taylor Dolezal, Head of Ecosystem, Cloud Native Computing Foundation
- Melissa Evers, VP and General Manager, Strategy to Execution, Software and Advanced Technology Group, Intel Corporation
- Amy Gilliland, President, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)
- Orion Jean, TIME 2021 Kid of the Year, Author and Kindness Activist
- Todd Moore, Vice President – Open Technology and Developer Advocacy, CTO DEG, IBM
- Melissa Smolensky, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, GitLab
- Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux & Git in conversation with Dirk Hohndel, Founder, DH Consulting
- Chris Wright, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Red Hat
The full schedule of sessions will be announced on April 21, with additional keynotes also being announced in the coming weeks.
Registration (in-person) is offered at the early price of $850 through April 26. Regisration to attend virtually is $25. Members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20 percent discount off registration and can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a member discount code.
Applications for diversity and need-based scholarships are currently being accepted. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here. The Linux Foundation’s Travel Fund is also accepting applications, with the goal of enabling open source developers and community members to attend events that they would otherwise be unable to attend due to a lack of funding. To learn more and apply, please click here.
Health and Safety
In-person attendees will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and will need to comply with all on-site health measures, in accordance with The Linux Foundation Code of Conduct. To learn more, visit the Health & Safety webpage.
Open Source Summit North America 2022 is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Diamond Sponsors: Google and IBM, Platinum Sponsors: Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Intel and Red Hat, and Gold Sponsors: Camunda, Checkmarx, Coder, Dell Technologies, GitLab, InfluxData, Kubecost, Styra and Whitesource. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here or email us.
Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Kristin O’Connell.
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About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the world’s leading home for collaboration on open source software, hardware, standards, and data. Linux Foundation projects are critical to the world’s infrastructure including Linux, Kubernetes, Node.js, ONAP, PyTorch, RISC-V, SPDX, OpenChain, and more. The Linux Foundation focuses on leveraging best practices and addressing the needs of contributors, users, and solution providers to create sustainable models for open collaboration. For more information, please visit us at linuxfoundation.org. The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see its trademark usage page: www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.