Office Hour with Amye Scavarda and Leslie Hawthorn

Amye Scavarda (, Leslie Hawthorn (Red Hat)
Location: Expo Hall (Table 2)

Come talk to us about:

  • Creating a career for yourself in Open Source
  • Finding ways to level up creatively
  • Sorting through yourself to setting actual goals
  • World peace
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Amye Scavarda

Project manager with personality

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Leslie Hawthorn

Red Hat

An internationally known Developer Relations strategist and Community Management expert, Leslie Hawthorn has spent the past decade creating, cultivating and enabling open source communities. She’s best known for creating the world’s first initiative to involve pre-university students in open source software development, launching Google’s #2 Developer Blog and receiving an O’Reilly Open Source Award in 2010. Her career has provided her with the opportunity to develop, hone and share open source expertise spanning the Enterprise to NGOs, including senior roles at Google, Red Hat, the Open Source Initiaitve, the OSU Open Source Lab and Elastic. She lives with her partner in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


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