Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR

Why Amazon cares about open source (sponsored by Amazon Web Services)

Arun Gupta (Amazon Web Services)
10:00am10:05am Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Portland Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
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Arun Gupta walks you through how AWS starts with customers and works backwards to solve their problems. Customer use of and dependencies on open source technologies have been steadily increasing over the years; this is why AWS has long been committed to open source, and its commitment to open source projects and communities continues to accelerate. Learn what drives AWS’s active participation in open source communities.

This keynote is sponsored by Amazon Web Services.

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Arun Gupta

Amazon Web Services

Arun Gupta is a principal open source technologist at Amazon Web Services. Previously, Arun built and led developer communities at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat, and Couchbase. He has deep expertise leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy and in planning and executing content, marketing campaigns, and programs. He’s also led engineering teams at Sun and was a founding member of the Java EE team. Arun is an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, a four-year consecutive JavaOne Rock Star, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, and a Docker Captain. He’s authored more than 2,000 blog posts on technology and has given talks in more than 40 countries. He founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. He’s easily accessible at @arungupta.