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

Matt Asay
Head of Developer Ecosystem, Adobe

Website | @mjasay

Matt Asay is the head of developer ecosystem at Adobe. Previously, Matt was Adobe’s vice president of mobile strategy and held a range of roles at open source companies, including vice president of business development, marketing, and community at big data database company MongoDB; vice president of business development at real-time analytics company Nodeable (acquired by Appcelerator); vice president of business development and interim CEO at mobile HTML5 startup Strobe (acquired by Facebook); COO at leading Linux and cloud vendor Canonical; and head of the Americas at content management startup Alfresco (acquired by private equity firm Thomas H. Lee). Matt is an emeritus board member of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and holds a JD from Stanford, where he focused on open source and other IP licensing issues. He writes regular columns for the Register, TechRepublic, and InfoWorld.

Sessions

1:30pm2:20pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Open Source, Open@Amazon , Sponsored
Location: F150/151
Zaheda Bhorat (Amazon Web Services), Matt Asay (Adobe), VM Brasseur (Juniper Networks), Matt Wilson (Amazon Web Services), Adam Jacob (Chef), Tiffany Farriss (Palantir.net)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Open source has come a long way in the last 20 years. With the rise of the developer and the shift of the community and interest going to foundations and VCs, there are many strong voices and debates in the industry on what it means to be a good open source citizen. Come listen to some of the strongest opinions and hear a lively discussion on what it takes to keep open source open. Read more.