Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2018


Simon Phipps

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Simon Phipps is a digital economy specialist and founder of Public Software CIC and Meshed Insights Ltd. He is a pro bono director and President of the Open Source Initiative, and a pro bono director of the Open Rights group and of The Document Foundation. He worked with OSI standards in the 80s, on collaborative conferencing software in the 90s, and helped introduce both Java and XML at IBM. In 2000 he joined Sun Microsystems where he oversaw the conversion to Free software of the Java platform, Solaris UNIX, the SPARC architecture and the rest of Sun's portfolio, all under open source licenses.



Title Day Room Track Start End
Consensus as a Service
Twenty Years of OSI Stewardship
Saturday Janson Keynotes 10:00 10:50
You’ve Got Some Explaining to Do! So Use An FAQ! Saturday K.4.601 Community devroom 14:25 14:50