As open source has become mainstream and a business, many companies face a knowledge gap and may not even realize it: most executives and sales managers have no particular experience in the dynamics of open source. Unfortunately, most open source folks have no experience in sales either, so they are not capable of advising the other group.
This session will cover:
This will be useful both to business people who wish to learn more about open source, and to open source people who wish to learn more about sales.
Henrik Ingo is a pre-sales solution architect at MongoDB. In addition to MongoDB, he has held similar roles at MySQL, Sun Microsystems, and MariaDB. He is active in many open source projects, and is the author of Open Life: The Philosophy of Open Source, a book on open source community ethics and business models.
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