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July 15-18, 2019
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Deirdré Straughan

Deirdré Straughan
Open Source Content Lead, Amazon Web Services

Website | @deirdres

Deirdré Straughan is the open source content lead at Amazon Web Services, where she helps technologies grow and thrive through marketing and community. Her product experience spans consumer apps and devices, cloud services and technologies, operating systems and kernel features. Her toolkit includes words, websites, blogs, communities, events, video, social, marketing, and more. She has written and edited technical books and blog posts, filmed and produced videos, and organized meetups, conferences, and conference talks. You can learn more about her at Beginningwithi.com.


4:15pm4:55pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Open Source
Location: E145/146
Secondary topics:  Open Source
Deirdré Straughan (Amazon Web Services)
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Your open source project competes with millions of others for users, contributors, and perhaps financial support. To stand out from the crowd, you need marketing. If that term makes you shudder, don't worry. Deirdré Straughan walks you through the why and how of open source marketing, including code, documentation, events, social media, and the importance of your community to your project. Read more.