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Thursday, February 16 • 11:20am - 11:50am
Gaining Power and Influence in an Open Source Community - Phil Robb, OpenDaylight

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Technical leadership roles are traditionally easier to define in more closed, proprietary environments, often with one person or small group leading the charge (or, alternatively, held responsible when things south). But what does leadership look like in an open source project? With so many different people and organizations, how do leaders emerge and what does it take to become influential? In this presentation, Senior Technical for OpenDaylight, Phil Robb shares insights and best practices. Phil will also talk about the pros and cons of different investments, including: submitting code, becoming a PTL, joining an Advisory Group, Technical Steering Committee or board of directors. Hear about the different values and leadership opportunities and what they can mean for you and your organization.

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Phil Robb

Vice President - Operations, Networking & Orchestration, Linux Foundation
Phil Robb’s experience spans more than 30 years of work on the leading edge of software and networking technology, beginning with the launch of the personal computer in the early 1980s. He began working with open source in 2001 at Hewlett Packard, where he formed and led the company’s... Read More →

Thursday February 16, 2017 11:20am - 11:50am PST
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