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Wednesday, August 20


Keynote: State of Linux - Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation

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Jim Zemlin

Executive Director, The Linux Foundation
Zemlin’s career spans three of the largest technology trends to rise over the last decade: mobile computing, cloud computing and open source software. Today, as executive director of The Linux Foundation, he uses this experience to accelerate the adoption of Linux and support... Read More →

Wednesday August 20, 2014 9:00am - 9:30am
Chicago Ballroom


Keynote: Linux Kernel Panel - Linus Torvalds, Andrew Morton, Google; Shuah Khan, Samsung; Andy Lutomirski, AMA Capital Management; Greg Kroah-Hartman, The Linux Foundation (Moderator)
A roundtable discussion on the Linux Kernel.

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Greg Kroah-Hartman

Fellow, The Linux Foundation
Greg is among a distinguished group of software developers who maintain Linux at the kernel level. In his role as Linux Foundation Fellow, he continues his work as the maintainer for the Linux stable kernel branch and a variety of subsystems while working in a fully neutral envir... Read More →


Shuah Khan

Sr. Linux Kernel Developer, Samsung SRA OSG
Shuah Khan is a Senior Linux Kernel Developer at Samsung's Open Source Group. She is a Linux Kernel Contributor who focuses on IOMMU, DMA, Linux Power Management, and PCIe, in addition to helping with stable release kernel maintenance testing and bug fixes. Shuah has several years... Read More →

Andrew Morton

Andrew Morton is a kernel maintainer and a member of the technical staff at Google.

Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds created the Linux kernel and oversaw open source development of the widely-used Linux operating system. | | Torvalds was born on December 28, 1969 in Helsinki, Finland. Torvalds enrolled at the University of Helsinki in 1988, graduating with a master's degree in computer... Read More →

Wednesday August 20, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am
Chicago Ballroom


Keynote: Reinventing Education Through Massive Open Online Courses - Anant Agarwal, CEO at edX
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Anant Agarwal

CEO, edX
Anant Agarwal is the CEO of edX, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT. Anant taught the first edX course on circuits and electronics from MIT, which drew 155,000 students from 162 countries. He has served as the director of CSAIL, MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. He is a successful serial entrepreneur, having co-founded several comp... Read More →

Wednesday August 20, 2014 4:50pm - 5:10pm
Chicago Ballroom


Keynote: How Open Collaboration is Fostering a New Era in Vehicle Development - Jay Rogers, CEO & Co-Founder of Local Motors


Jay Rogers

President, CEO, and Co-Founder, Local Motors
John “Jay” Rogers is President, CEO, and Co-Founder of Local Motors, a next-generation car company that is changing the way cars are designed, built, and owned. Founded less than 4 years ago, Local Motors is home to over 60,000 car design concepts, 17,000 community members... Read More →

Wednesday August 20, 2014 5:10pm - 5:30pm
Chicago Ballroom


Keynote: The New Open Source Professional - Eileen Evans, HP Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Cloud Computing and Open Source

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Eileen Evans

VP, Deputy General Counsel, Cloud and Open Source, HP, Office of the General Counsel
Eileen Evans is the Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Cloud Computing and Open Source for Hewlett-Packard Company. In her role, Eileen leads and manages legal support for cloud computing and open source at HP. Eileen also leads open source legal strategy and open source... Read More →

Wednesday August 20, 2014 5:30pm - 5:50pm
Chicago Ballroom
Thursday, August 21


Keynote: From Cloud to Fog Computing and the Internet of Things - Michael Enescu, CTO of Open Source Initiatives, Cisco
Just as we became familiar with Cloud computing and the dominant role of Open Source, a new compute model has emerged, an extension of the cloud to the edge of the network, some call it Fog computing, others the Internet of Everything. Linux will also play a dominant role in this, as it does in the Cloud, but what exactly is it, and what does it mean to the Internet of Things. How is the model changing as the new generation of devices has stretched what we previously knew as Cloud compute.

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Michael Enescu

Michael Enescu is CTO of Open Source Initiatives at Cisco, leading open source programs across multiple technologies and all product lines. Previously he served as the first Vice President of Product at XenSource and one of the first employees. He has a broad range of experience... Read More →

Thursday August 21, 2014 9:00am - 9:20am
Chicago Ballroom


Keynote: Containers: Changing The Landscape - Solomon Hykes, Founder of Docker


Solomon Hykes

Founder, Docker
Solomon Hykes is the founder of Docker (formerly dotCloud), and the creator of the Docker open source initiative. A Forbes 30 under 30 and YCombinator alumni, Solomon led dotCloud as CEO through 5 years of fundraising, business operations and product launches before focusing entirely... Read More →

Thursday August 21, 2014 9:20am - 9:40am
Chicago Ballroom


Keynote: Linux in the New Connected World - Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist, Intel
For more than two decades, Intel has contributed to open source solutions for mission-critical enterprise applications.  Today, Intel is driving innovation not only in traditional enterprise IT, but also in the data centers of Internet and telecom service providers spanning areas from orchestration and virtualization to security.  In this keynote, Imad Sousou will share how Intel is contributing to leading open source projects to address the explosion of connected devices and the services and secured data they demand.

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Dirk Hohndel

Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist, Intel Open Source Technology Center

Thursday August 21, 2014 9:40am - 10:00am
Chicago Ballroom
Friday, August 22


Keynote: Innovation in a 3D Printing Community - Anthony Moschella - Vice President of Product, MakerBot

The rise of Linux over the last two decades has been nothing short of a revolution. A small minority took an established technology and built a world-changing platform that has touched almost every industry on earth. Along the way, this new accessibility incubated powerful tools that created their own revolutions in turn. Thanks to Linux, the smartphone and set-top box have become mainstream faster than anyone thought possible, and devices like the RaspberryPi have inspired a new generation of creators.

3D printing is on the same path. A global community of hobbyists and entrepreneurs took the established technology of 3D printing and made it accessible. Now companies like MakerBot are building a rich ecosystem, using hardware, software, web tools and mobile applications to extend the world-changing capabilities of desktop 3D printing. Learn about MakerBot's vision for a collaborative, Linux-powered, application-driven platform that will drive the future of 3d printing.

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Anthony Moschella

VP of Product, Makerbot
Anthony Moschella is vice president of Product at MakerBot, where he works with MakerBot’s team of engineers to design tools for the manufacturers and creators of tomorrow. A passionate engineer, hacker, maker, teacher, and 3D printing advocate, Anthony works to help bring the... Read More →

Friday August 22, 2014 9:00am - 9:20am
Chicago Ballroom


Keynote: Innovations in Prosthetics With Open Source - Jonathan Kuniholm, President, Open Prosthetics Project


Jonathan Kuniholm

Founder and President, Open Prosthetics Project
I'm interested in using open source strategies and legislative and regulatory measures to try and encourage increased innovation in orphan medical device areas like prosthetic arms. I'm particularly interested in what measures we might use to encourage industry to take interest in... Read More →

Friday August 22, 2014 9:20am - 9:40am
Chicago Ballroom


Keynote: Revolutionize the Way IT is Created and Consumed - Douglas Balog, General Manager, Power Systems, IBM Systems and Technology Group
The Linux community provides an opportunity to take advantage of a wider range of solutions and applications—that is, if your technology can handle it.  The challenges facing architects of infrastructure and software solutions today create barriers that require totally rethought approaches to infrastructure design.  In this presentation, we will explore the ways in which a broad portfolio predicated on innovation and open collaboration can help you find new customers, create new opportunities and design next-generation applications to drive business success.

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Douglas Balog

IBM Power Systems
Douglas (Doug) Balog is the general manager for IBM Power Systems. In that capacity, he is responsible for all facets of the Power Systems' business including strategy, architecture, operations, technology development and overall financial performance. Mr. Balog is also a member... Read More →

Friday August 22, 2014 9:40am - 10:00am
Chicago Ballroom