Thanks to everyone who participated in the spring Think Tank, especially OpenStack and Netflix, our keynote speakers Leigh Heyman and Lee Congdon, and our sponsors. You can view photos from the recent event in our photo gallery.
We are thrilled to announce Leigh Heyman, Director of New Media Technologies, Executive Office of the President, will be joining us in Napa to deliver the OSTT keynote. Leigh oversees the development and operations of WhiteHouse.gov, We The People, and all of the White House's Drupal-based websites and applications. His team provides a secure, stable, and scalable technical infrastructure across the White House's web, social media, and mobile platforms, supporting the President's communications objectives. Learn more.
Now entering its 8th year, the Open Source Think Tank (OSTT) is the industry's only by-invitation event for senior executives to gather and discuss the present and future of open source in a collaborative and collegial manner. The event's unique format, using real world case studies and brainstorming sessions, in conjunction with structured social activities, has made OSTT the industry's must-attend affair. Download the agenda now!
The OpenStack project, a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform, will be the Spring 2013 featured case study. Read more.
Netflix, the world's leading Internet television network, will present insights on how they use open source as a competitive differentiator. According to Adrian Cockcroft, Director, Cloud Architecture, "Sharing our experience and engaging with other industry leaders at the Open Source Think Tank will help Netflix continue to build momentum around our work and cross pollinate ideas for the evolving NetflixOSS platform." Read more.
"The Open Source Think Tank has consistently delivered a chance to work with some of the brightest minds to answer tough issues and drive new solutions, to discover new ways of innovating and catch up on changes in the industry. This is my one can't miss event each year."– Dave McAllister, Adobe
"Open Source Think Tank is the place to gain a broad view of how open source works as a solution for complex technical and business problems."– Seong K. Mun, PhD, President and CEO, OSEHRA