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

Cat Allman
Open Source Outreach Manager, Google

Website | @catallman

Cat Allman is an open source outreach manager at Google, where she works on Google Summer of Code, Google Code-in, and other programs to increase participation in open source. She’s been involved with the free and open source community since the mid-1980s, including stints at Mt Xinu, Sendmail, Inc, and USENIX. She’s also a coorganizer of the annual Science Foo Camp un-conference and a board member of the USENIX Association. Cat has spoken at conferences including LinuxTag, BSDCan, SCALE, OSCON, SELF, SIGCSE, LCA, OSDC, the GoOpen Arctic Forum, and the Ohio Linux Fest and was recently a keynote speaker at FOSSASIA 2014. She cochaired and moderated the first open source track at the 2010 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.


11:50am12:30pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Open Source
Location: E145/146
Josh Simmons (Salesforce | Open Source Initiative), Cat Allman (Google)
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Drawing on recent discussions with dozens of leaders from corporate OSPOs, nonprofit foundations, and open source communities, Josh Simmons and Cat Allman share what companies are doing to support open source communities, what kind of support open source communities are actually asking for, and the gaps that remain. Read more.