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Garrett Serack

Event Track Day Room Start time Duration
CoApp: Packaging Open Source software for Windows System Track Sunday Janson 10:00 00:50

Garrett Serack worked as an independent software development consultant in Calgary, Canada, for 15 years, with clients in fields such as government, telecom, petroleum, and railways. Joining Microsoft in the fall of 2005 as the Community Program Manager of the Federated Identity team, Garrett has worked with the companies and the Open Source community to build digital identity frameworks, tools, and standards that are shaping the future of Internet commerce and strengthening the fight against fraud.

In the summer of 2007, he transitioned to Open Source Technology Center at Microsoft where he now works as a Senior Open Source Software Development Engineer working closely with Open Source communities to improve the quality and performance of their software on the Windows Platform.

Garrett currently spends most of his time working on CoApp--an open source Package Management system for Windows, and has started a number of Open Source projects along with working as a committer on several other projects.