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Wednesday, March 23 • 3:15pm - 4:01pm
Track 2: Panel Discussion: Riding the Interoperability Wave: Transitioning towards an Open-Source Paradigm

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So what is it about Open Source that has made it a phenomenal success? The fact that it is free, and that it comes sans all of the licensing restrictions. Further, the business agility that open source offers is quickly eroding the main stream. Being ‘open’ is a big benefit in the world of closed network ecosystems.

Communities such as GitHub promote open source development and sharing, large organizations such as Toyota are opening up their patents. Tesla went open source for fostering the use of electric cars and increase the rate of adoption. The new Tesla powerwall is open source too. There are numerous benefits of switching over to open source and a lot of people are catching on.

This panel discussion throws light on the transformation that open source has brought about in the software world.


Moderators
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Preeti Anand

Associate Director, Zinnov LLC.
Preeti Anand is an Associate Director at Zinnov with ~15 years of industry experience in management consulting and product engineering. In her current role, she advises MNC technology companies on their global shoring strategy, including setup and management of their global centers... Read More →

Speakers
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Alex Bello

VP- Engineering, Lithium Technologies
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Dr. Vipin Chaudhary

President, Scalable Informatics
A veteran of High Performance Computing (HPC), Dr. Chaudhary has been actively participating in the business and technology innovation frontiers of HPC for over two decades. His contributions range from heading research laboratories and holding executive management positions to starting... Read More →
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Sridhar Mantha

SVP & CTO, Happiest Minds
Sridhar is the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Product Engineering Services at Happiest Minds. In this role, he is responsible for defining the solutions and technology strategy. Sridhar also provides guidance to various horizontal technology practices and is... Read More →
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Vince Pizzica

SEVP, Corporate Development & Technology, Technicolor


Wednesday March 23, 2016 3:15pm - 4:01pm PDT
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA