July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Kara Sowles

Kara Sowles
Manager of Community and Evangelism, Puppet


Kara Sowles is community initiatives manager at Puppet Labs, where she joyfully organizes and runs a variety of events, community recognition programs, and a flourishing user group community. After working at Puppet Labs during the day, she enjoys going home and making stop-motion animation using real puppets. The irony is not lost on her.


1:30pm–5:00pm Monday, 07/20/2015
Collaboration E143/144
Kara Sowles (Puppet), Francesca Krihely (MongoDB )
The open source world has a vibrant, never-ending calendar of community events. This session will cover best practices and pitfalls to avoid in planning and executing events for your technical community. Read more.