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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

VP of Operations – Networking & Orchestration, The Linux Foundation
Phil Robb is VP of Operations for the Linux Foundation Networking projects. Phil is a widely respected expert in the area of open source strategy, business impact, and governance. He is frequently asked to speak at international technology and business events and he has been consulted... Read More →


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