July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR

Advancing open containers through Pan-Industry collaboration

Jim Zemlin (The Linux Foundation)
10:00am–10:05am Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Portland Ballroom
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Jim will provide an update on the latest news from the open source community regarding containers technologies. The Open Container Initiative, formerly known as the Open Container Project, was announced just last month and Zemlin will share the latest information on these efforts and what comes next.

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Jim Zemlin

The Linux Foundation

Zemlin’s career spans three of the largest technology trends to rise over the last decade: mobile computing, cloud computing and open source software. Today, as executive director of The Linux Foundation, he uses this experience to accelerate innovation in technology through the use of open source and Linux.

At the Linux Foundation, Zemlin works with the world’s largest technology companies, including IBM, Intel, Google, Samsung, Qualcomm, and others to help define the future of computing on the server, in the cloud and on a variety of new mobile computing devices. His work at the vendor-neutral Linux Foundation gives him a unique and aggregate perspective on the global technology industry.

Zemlin has been recognized for his insights on the changing economics of the technology industry. His writing has appeared in Businessweek, Wired, and other top technology journals and he is a regular keynote speaker at industry events. Zemlin advises a variety of startups and sits on the boards of the Global Economic Symposium, Open Source For America and Chinese Open Source Promotion Union. Learn more about Zemlin’s insights in his blog.