Jim is a long-time (over 20 year) hacker and developer who is also an acknowledged expert in Web, Cloud and Open Source technologies. He is a member of the Apache Software Foundation, which he co-founded. He also serves on the board of the ASF as well as serving as President. Jim also is on the board of the Open Source Initiative (OSI), the stewards of the Open Source Definition, and the OuterCurve Foundation. A frequent speaker, he was recently awarded the O’Reilly Open Source Award at OSCON.
Jim is employed by Red Hat and serves under the office of the CTO in the Open Source and Standards team.
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Free Software and Open Source can be a complex subject. In this session Jim distills licenses, communities, governance models and the like down to their bare essentials.
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The Apache Software Foundation is likely the most successful Open Source community out there. In this session, Jim will describe the basic tenets of how Apache projects work: The Apache Way
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