August 17, 2016

Live Keynotes From Linus Torvalds, Joe Beda and More at LinuxCon and ContainerCon This Week

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Jim Zemlin
Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of The Linux Foundation, kicks off LinuxCon North America with a keynote presentation. Sign up for the free streaming video.

Watch open source leaders, entrepreneurs, visionaries, and educators speak live on Aug. 22-24, 2016, at LinuxCon and ContainerCon North America in Toronto.  The Linux Foundation will provide live streaming video of all the event’s keynotes for those who can't attend.

Sign up for the free streaming video.

The keynote speakers will focus on the technologies and trends having the biggest impact on open source development today, including containers, networking and IoT, as well as hardware, cloud applications, and the Linux kernel. See the full schedule.

Linus Torvalds, Linux and Git creator and Linux Foundation fellow, will be on stage on Wednesday at 9 a.m. Eastern in a Q&A with Dirk Hohndel, chief open source officer at VMware.

Brian Behlendorf, founder of The Apache Software Foundation will also give a keynote on Wednesday in his new role as executive director at the Hyperledger Project.

Joe Beda, entrepreneur in residence at venture capital firm Accel Partners, will speak at 5:15 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday. Beda, the lead architect of Google Compute Engine who also helped launch Kubernetes, has carte blanche from Accel to come up with new business ideas and will eventually launch his own startup (possibly around Kubernetes.)  

Other keynote speakers include:

  • Abhishek Chauhan, vice president and CTO at Citrix

  • Cory Doctorow, science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger

  • Dr. Margaret Heffernan, entrepreneur, management expert and author of five books including “BEYOND MEASURE: The Big Impact of Small Changes”

  • Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, science and STEM education evangelist and author of “Save our Science”

  • Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat

  • Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation
     

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Can't catch the live stream next week? You can still register and receive recordings of the keynotes after the conference ends.

 
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