Brussels / 4 & 5 February 2023


Dawn Foster

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Dawn is Director of Open Source Community Strategy within VMware’s OSPO. She is co-chair of the CNCF Contributor Strategy TAG, a Governing Board member / maintainer for CHAOSS, and OpenUK board member. She has 20+ years of experience at companies like Intel and Puppet with expertise in community building, strategy, open source software, governance, metrics, and more. Dawn holds a PhD from the University of Greenwich along with an MBA and a BS in Computer Science. She has spoken at over 100 industry events, including many Linux Foundation events, KubeCon, OSCON, SXSW, FOSDEM and more. In her spare time she enjoys reading science fiction, running, and traveling.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Contributor Growth Strategies for OSS Projects Sunday UB5.132 Community 14:40 15:10