Brussels / 2 & 3 February 2013


Richard Sands

Rich Sands, Director of Developer Communities at Black Duck

Rich Sands is the product and community manager for Ohloh (, Black Duck's comprehensive directory and analytics tool for FLOSS projects and people.

In over 25 years in the industry, Rich has been a software developer, product manager, marketing pro, community builder, and consultant. At Sun Microsystems, Rich was a key contributor to the marketing and community engagement behind the successful open sourcing of the Java Platform and the launch of the OpenJDK project. As a consultant, he has helped companies large and small engage with developers to generate interest and drive adoption. Now at Black Duck, Rich is applying his FLOSS community experiences to helping the company connect with both FLOSS contributors and adopters through Ohloh.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Compliance Panel Saturday K.3.201 Legal issues 11:05 11:55
Wins and FLOSSes Saturday H.2214 Community Development and Marketing 12:40 13:05