Tuesday 31st October 2017

The Open Cloud

The Open Cloud track will focus on developers, infrastructure architects, technical decision makers, big data professionals and their use of Open Source development tools on Azure. 

Open Source technologies are an integral part of the Azure cloud, and Microsoft has an extensive partner ecosystem helping us deliver the solutions developers love on Azure.

See what’s possible with Open Source on Microsoft Azure and learn from thought leaders at Canonical, Docker and Cloudera about app platforms, containers, DevOps, Big Data and more. 

Your headline speakers will include:

Mark Shuttleworth

Mark Shuttleworth, founder and CEO of Canonical

Mark founded security specialist Thawte in 1996, and became the first South African in space when he flew to the ISS in 2002 on Soyuz TM-34. He founded Ubuntu and Canonical in 2004, combining responsibility for strategy and user experience at Canonical with roles on the Ubuntu Technical Board and Community Council.

Scott Johnston

Scott Johnston, COO of Docker Inc.

In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Scott is responsible for the company's strategic initiatives to ensure there are healthy, sustainable and coordinated efforts across all user communities -  both open source and commercial. Previously, Scott was SVP of Product Management, where he was responsible for the strategy of Docker’s products and technologies. Scott has served in leadership and operational roles in product management, engineering, business development, and marketing for some of the most disruptive companies in the industry, including Puppet Labs, Netscape, Loudcloud (parent of Opsware), Cisco, and Sun Microsystems.

Amr Awadalla

Amr Awadallah, founder and CTO of Cloudera Inc.

Before co-founding Cloudera in 2008, Amr (@awadallah) was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Accel Partners. Prior to joining Accel he served as Vice President of Product Intelligence Engineering at Yahoo!, and ran one of the very first organizations to use Hadoop for data analysis and business intelligence. 

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