Brussels / 4 & 5 February 2023


Gabriele Columbro

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Gabriele is an open source leader and technologist at heart, having spent more than 10 years building thriving communities and delivering business value through open source. He thrives in working with open source communities to drive disruptive innovation, whether it’s for an early stage tech startup, a Fortune 500 firm, or a non profit organization. Gabriele brings a wealth of expertise in executive and technical leadership, ranging from FinTech to enterprise collaboration, and from developer platforms to SaaS ARR business models.

Previously Director of Product Management at Alfresco, Gabriele has now built the Symphony Software Foundation from the ground up, with the vision of creating a trusted arena for Wall Street to accelerate digital transformation, engaging in a new model of open source FinTech innovation. More recently Gabriele became the first General Manager of Linux Foundation Europe, with the vision of growing the Europea open source ecosystem and bring it even further to a global scale. Gabriele is also a PMC Member Emeritus for the Apache Software Foundation and an advisor / angel investor for several open source startups. Based in San Francisco but originally from Italy, he’s a proud SSC Napoli supporter, a reggae music connoisseur and a South Park groupie.


Title Day Room Track Start End
What the energy industry can learn from how open source technology has transformed other traditional industries Saturday (online) Energy 10:40 11:15
Making the world a better place through Open Source
Focusing the unique power of Open Source Communities as force of social good in today's complex geopolitical landscape
Sunday Janson Main Track - Janson 10:00 10:50