Open Source Business Conference
Post Con

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Opening Keynote Presentation: Changing of the Guard: From Old School to Open
Jim Whitehurst, CEO, Red Hat

Moderated Keynote Panel Discussion: The Future of Open Source: 2010
Michael Skok, General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners

Keynote: Asking the Hard Questions About Open Source Software
Bob Sutor
, Vice President, Open Source and Linux, IBM

Using Open Source to Run Your Business
Running Your Open Source Business
Understanding Legal Perspectives
Finding Innovations, Tools and Solutions
More for Less: Selling the Value of Open Source When Cost Is Not the Driver

Ravi Simhambhatla,
CIO, Virgin America

From Support Services to Software Services – The Evolution of Open Source Business Strategies

Matt Aslett,
Analyst, The 451 Group

Open Source Litigation -- How to Defend, Settle, and Avoid It

Heather Meeker, Partner, Greenberg Traurig
Interoperability in a World of Multi-Source Development

Paula Hunter
Executive Director,
CodePlex Foundation

Tim Yeaton, Black Duck Software
Sam Ramji, VP Strategy,
Jeffrey Hammond, Senior Analyst,

Open Source and Its Role in Lean Development

Jeffrey Hammond,
Senior Analyst, Forrester

The Shifting  Open-Source Opportunity

Ashlee Vance,

The New York Times

Satish Dharmaraj
, General Partner, Redpoint Ventures
Peter Fenton,
General Partner, Benchmark
Robin Vasan, General Partner, Mayfield
Zack Urlocker, Former EVP, MySQL

Managing Open Source Software: Best Practices

Mark Radcliffe,
Partner, DLA Piper LLP

Open Source in Government

John Weathersby, Jr.,
Executive Director,
Open Source Software Institute

Open Source and the Cloud: IT Opportunities and Challenges
Dave Rosenberg
, Blogger,

James Urquhart
, Platform Evangelist, Cisco
Chris Mattmann, Senior Computer Scientist,
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Erica Brescia, CEO,

Insights Into Oracle, Open Source and Linux

Monica Kumar,
Senior Director,
Linux, Virtualization, Open Source, Oracle
Wim Coekaerts,
Vice President,
Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle
Managing the Patent Thicket

Robert Blasi
, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP

SAP: Friend or Foe of Open Source?

Claus von Riegen
, Director Technology Standards and Open Source, Global Ecosystem and Partner Group, SAP AG
Keynote: The Real Open Source Opportunity
Tim O'Reilly,
President, O'Reilly Media

Thursday, March 18, 2010
Keynote: Scaling Facebook with Open Source Software
David Recordon, Head of Open Source Initiatives, Facebook

Keynote: Open Source at Microsoft: Meeting needs through a diversified ecosystem
Stuart McKee
, National Technology Officer for the United States, Microsoft


Keynote: A Software Appliance Roundtable – How Open Source Drives a $1.2 Billion Market
Carlos Montero-Luque, Vice President, Business & Product Mgmt. for Open Platform Solutions, Novell

Using Open Source to Run Your Business
Running Your Open Source Business
Understanding Legal Perspectives
Finding Innovations, Tools and Solutions

Beyond Linux: Leading-Edge Journeys of Moving Beyond Linux to the Next Generation of Open Source Infrastructure and Applications

Andrew Cotter, CIO, Somerset Capital

Tactics and Metrics for Scaling an Open-Source Company

Rob Bearden, Executive in Residence, Benchmark Capital

Open source Due Diligence in M&A, Financings, and OEM Deals

John Brockland,

Partner, Dewey LeBoeuf LLP

Database Disruption Finally Underway: The Biggest Infrastructure Market Yet to Fall to Open Source
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Enterprise DB
How Open Source Changes the Role of Enterprise IT

Joe Lacik,
Senior Vice President of Information Services
Aviall Services, Inc.

Challenging Open Source Conventional Wisdom

Matt Asay, COO,

Brian Prentice
, Research Vice President, Gartner

Managing the Enterprise's Open Source Contributions
Jeffery Norman, Partner,
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
Paul Steadman, Intellectual Property Partner,

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Unwrapping the Community Manager

Jono Bacon, Community Manager, Ubuntu

Cost Conscious - Calculating and Understanding the Cost Benefits of Open Source Software

Jay Lyman,
Analyst, The 451 Group

Open Cloud – Open APIs and Economic Growth

Geva Perry
, Blogger and strategic Cloud Advisor

Scott Metzger
, CTO, TransUnion
Dion Hinchcliffe, CTO, Hinchcliffe & Company
Peter Coffee, Director Platform Research,
Mike Olson, CEO, Cloudera
Sam Ramji, VP Strategy, Sonoa

Pulling It All Together: An Open Source Plan for In-House Counsel

Virginia Tsai Badenhope
, Associate General Counsel, BigFix

Commanding Your Data

Jurgen Geck
, CTO,

Mixed Fuel for Innovation: Development Trends Blending Open Source with other Code - Who, What, Why and How

Tim Yeaton, Black Duck Software

The Web Is the Platform

Mark Driver
, Senior Analyst, Gartner

Dion Almaer, Palm
Dave Mcallister, Director, Open Source and Standards, Adobe
Brian Goldfarb, Lead Product Manager, Web Platform and Tools, Microsoft

Understanding and Resolving Conflicts Between Free and Open Source Software Licenses

Karen Sandler
, Attorney, Software Freedom Law Center

Voice of the Customer: Understanding and Overcoming Enterprise Challenges in Using Open Source Software

Kim Weins, SVP Products and Marketing, OpenLogic

Steve Wretling, Executive Director, Enterprise Architecture, Kaiser Permanente
Timothy M. Golden, Senior Vice President, Bank of America
Andy Fletcher, First Data, US Infrastructure Architecture Team

Inside the Open Source Lab

Curt Pederson,
Vice Provost for Information Services and CIO,
Oregon State University

Writing and Distributing Software "the Apache Way"

Justin Erenkrantz,
President, Apache Software Foundation

Open Source Litigation -- A survey of Existing Cases and What May Come Next

Catalin Cosovanu , Senior Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Doing Business in an Open Source World: Practical Measures for Enabling Clean IP
Director of Technology and Product Management,