September 13-16, 2022
Dublin, Ireland + Virtual
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Thursday, September 15 • 17:05 - 17:45
How to Disengage the Open Source Community - Jonathan Headland, Citrix

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Citrix's Hypervisor, a virtualising operating system, is both a beneficiary, and a supporter, of the open-source communities around several technologies fundamental to this commercial product. During its long relationship with these open-source communities, Citrix has made several mistakes. These mistakes have harmed and hindered both the upstream open-source community and Citrix's proprietary commercial interests. This presentation looks at several of the most embarrassing mistakes in this history, in an effort to share learning about how commercial organisations can engage with the open-source community in a mutually beneficial and sustainable way.

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Jonathan Headland

Software Development Manager, Citrix
Currently a software engineering manager with Citrix's Hypervisor product in Cambridge, UK, Jonathan has also worked as a software product manager, a professional services consultant and a software engineer in a diverse and arbitrary series of application areas. Jonathan's qualifications... Read More →

Thursday September 15, 2022 17:05 - 17:45 IST
Wicklow Meeting Room 1 (Level 2)