A Practical Primer to Open Source

Jim Jagielski, jaguNET Access Services, LLC
Host: ACM

“The basic tenets of Open Source can be confusing, especially now that it has become a popular ‘buzz-word’ in IT. During this chat, Jim Jagielski will provide a practical guide to the concepts and specifics of Open Source, the differences between Open Source and ‘Free Software’, a break down of Open Source licensing and governance, and finally, the ’lessons learned’ in Open Source that Companies are levering in the Inner Source movement. All of this from a developer’s Point Of View”

Speaker Biography

Jim is a well known and acknowledged expert and visionary in Open Source, an accomplished coder, and frequent, engaging presenter on all things Open, Web and Cloud related. As a developer, he’s made substantial code contributions to just about every core technology behind the Internet and Web and in 2012 was awarded the O’Reilly Open Source Award and in 2015 received the Innovation Luminary Award from the EU. He is likely best known as one of the developers and co-founders of the Apache Software Foundation, where he has previously served as both Chairman and President and where he’s been on the Board Of Directors since day one. He serves as President of the Outercurve Foundation and was also a director of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and has served on numerous boards and advisory councils. He works at Capital One as a Sr. Director in the Tech Fellows program. He credits his wife Eileen with keeping him sane.