Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Silona Bonewald

Silona Bonewald
VP of Community Architecture, Hyperledger


Silona Bonewald serves as Vice President of Community Architecture. She is responsible for facilitating the creation of the community meta-patterns and processes that a global organization like Hyperledger requires. Silona has been involved in Open Source Communities for over 14 years where she helped four companies transition from proprietary to open source. Most recently, she lead the InnerSource efforts at PayPal helping bottleneck teams remove years of backlog and promote collaboration across BUs’.Currently, she continues to work on the creation of the InnerSource Community with a strong focus on business integrations. She hopes to bring that knowledge into her work at Hyperledger.


11:35am12:00pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: E141
Silona Bonewald (Hyperledger)
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One of the biggest barriers developers face in instituting InnerSource at their companies is resistance from middle management. Silona Bonewald shares strategies and techniques for not only removing resistance but converting middle management into InnerSource advocates. Read more.