InnerSource Commons Spring Summit 2020 Speakers

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Thomas Froment
Thomas Froment

Thomas Froment is the lead of Thales Inner Source Software Community – aiming at promoting Open Source Software development practices and establishing open source-like collaborations within Thales group. After two decades of software development and engineering experiences as developer, team lead and architect in Internet, Cloud Computing and Telco industries, Thomas is now investing himself as an Agile coach willing to make cultural changes happen for real in his company. In 2016, he decided to let aside his agile coach hat, taking the lead of Inner Source initiative as part of the Thales Digital Transformation program. Prior to Thales, Thomas had various experiences ranging from Corporate Research Engineer at Alcatel-Lucent to IT infrastructure manager in a SaaS Software editor. Sébastien Lejeune is a Software Architect specialized on advanced & disruptive MMI. Leading R&D and projects across all Thales business units around HCI topics (Augmented / Virtual Reality, Modern Web development, UX/UI). He is active in dissemination of inner source practices across the group inspired by more than 15 years experiencing Open Source Software in multiple contexts and projects.

 


Michael Graf
Michael Graf

Michael is software developer at SAP and Open Source enthusiast. He loves evangelizing technology, sharing knowledge, and collaborating with the community.

 


Georg Gruetter
Georg Grütter

Georg Grütter is a social coding evangelist and developer advocate at Bosch.IO. He cofounded and led the first InnerSource community at Bosch. Georg is a passionate software developer with over 30 years of experience. Previously, he held various positions and roles at Bosch, Line Information, the Zurich System House, and DaimlerChrysler. Georg has created two open source projects, "XHSI":http://xhsi.sourceforge.net and "stashNotifier":https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/StashNotifier+Plugin. He's an avid recumbent cyclist and mountain biker who also loves photography and chocolate.

 


Ana Jiménez Santamaría
Ana Jiménez Santamaría

Ana is currently working at Bitergia, a Software Development Analytics firm specialized in Open Source and InnerSource projects, while studying for her master’s in Data Science. As a software marketing specialist and data nerd, Ana is really interested in DevRel community, Open Source and community metrics. She has been a speaker at international conferences such as DevRelCon Tokyo and London 2019 or past Innersource Commons Summit editions.

 


José Manrique López
José Manrique López

Manrique is the CEO and shareholder in Bitergia and a free, libre, open source software development communities passionate. He is a graduate Industrial Engineer with research and development experience from the Technological Center for Computer Science and Communications of the Principality of Asturias (CTIC), W3C working groups, Ándago Engineering, and Continua Health Alliance. Former executive director of the Spanish Open Source Enterprises Association (ASOLIF), and expert consultant for the Spanish National Open Source Reference Center (CENATIC). Involved in several communities related to free, libre, open source software he is currently active in GrimoireLab and CHAOSS(Community Health Analytics for Open Source Software). He has been recognized as AWS Data Hero and GitLab Community Hero. You can reach him on Twitter as @jsmanrique, and when he is not online he loves to spend time with his family and surfing.

 


Katrina Novakovic
Katrina Novakovic

Katrina is a business architect in the Red Hat EMEA Office of Technology, working with organisations to strategically use open source software and methodologies and to establish communities. She guides customers through the process and cultural changes needed for digital transformation and technology adoption. Katrina is passionate about sharing best practices around the people, process and cultural aspects of Open Source. She's also advised organisations on Inner Source adoption.

 


Becky Plummer
Becky Plummer

Becky Plummer created the Engineering Champions Program and team leader responsible for the development environment for the Bloomberg Engineers. She created the Engineering Champions program in 2011 to empower developers to influence change and collaborate on improving the development environment. She is a graduate of Columbia University with a Master’s degree in Computer Science. Joined Bloomberg LP in New York in 2006 and moved to London in 2015 to gain a global perspective. InnerSource has helped rocket my career as a change agent in Engineering at Bloomberg.

 


Russell R. Rutledge
Russell R. Rutledge

Russ Rutledge is the Director of Community and InnerSource at Nike. This startup within the company guides the process and tools to encourage and foster cross-team and community interaction and development. Russ's drive and passion is to enable all software engineers to achieve incredible technical and business throughput via quality tooling and streamlined work process. Previously, he ran another successful startup delivering JavaScript continuous delivery solutions to hundreds of projects throughout Nike. Prior to Nike, Russ began his career with feature and infrastructure development on the Outlook and OneDrive consumer websites at Microsoft.

 


Dimitrii Sugrobov

Dmitrii is a software engineer, DevOps believer, evangelist at Leroy Merlin. Leroy Merlin is a DIY retail company that is part of the Adeo group with a presence in 15 countries. InnerSource is one of the key directions in software development across all business units of the company. Dmitrii improves the processes associated with the life of the code during and after its being crafted. Believes that the time of lone programmers is long gone. Speaker of various conferences across Russia and France.

 


Johannes Tigges
Johannes Tigges

Johannes is a co-creator of the InnerSource Commons Learning Path and general friend of open collaboration approaches. He's got a background in computer and social science, worked as a software engineer, DevOps consultant as well as in technical training and as a lecturer.

 


Kristof Van Tomme
Kristof van Tomme

Kristof Van Tomme is an open source strategist and architect. He is the CEO and co-founder of Pronovix. He’s got a degree in bioengineering and is a regular speaker at conferences in the API, DevRel, and technical writing communities. For a few years now he’s been building bridges between the documentation and Drupal community. He is co-organiser of the London Write the Docs meetup, and cheerleader for the Amsterdam Write the Docs meetup group. After his first two InnerSourcing Conferences, Kristof got really excited about pattern languages and how they can be applied to help teams develop better documentation despite the constraints that exist for internal software programs.

 


Dimitry Yantsen
Dimitry Yantsen

I’m a software engineer with 7 years of experience. Early last year I became a part of the team, that was created to promote and organise everything around InnerSource in SberBank. SberBank is a largest bank in Russia. As of now we have approximately 16000 engineers.

 


Florent Zara

Florent Zara is a French & Canadian Engineer and has been involved, both personally and professionally, in the FLOSS community since 1999. He has been president of the Open World Forum 2014 edition and speaker at Paris Open Source summit, OpenExpoEurope and the Linux Foundation Open Source Summit. Today he is an admin at LinuxFr.org (reference french-speaking, community driven website about Free and Open Source software) and CTO and Open/Inner Source expert of Henix, editor of the Open Source quality software toolsuite Squashtest. He's been an Open Source advisor for large companies, helping them with governance, licensing as well as change management. Today at ENGIE Digital, he's the project leader of the Innersource initiative and also started a cross company workgroup on this topic. He also helps internal project who wants to go Inner/Open Source.