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Tuesday, February 14 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Eclipse Foundation: Lessons Learned, Both Bitter and Sweet - Mike Milinkovich, Eclipse Foundation

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The Eclipse Foundation was the first open source foundation established as a 501(c)6 trade association, a model which has now become commonplace. Mike has been the Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation since its inception. In this presentation he will talk about the lessons that he has learned at Eclipse over the past 12 years. Those lessons range from running what is effectively a small business, to balancing the demands of the industry's largest players, to dealing with the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.

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Mike Milinkonvich

Executive Director, Eclipse Foundation
Mike has been involved in the software industry for over thirty years, doing everything from software engineering, to product management to IP licensing. He has been the Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation since 2004. In that role he is responsible for supporting both the Eclipse open source community and its commercial ecosystem. Mike sits on the Board of the Open Source Initiative (OSI), and on the Executive Committee of the Java... Read More →

Tuesday February 14, 2017 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Grand Sierra A

Attendees (30)