Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Lauren Cooney

Lauren Cooney
Sr. Director, Strategic Programs, Cisco


Lauren Cooney has over 15 years’ experience creating, building, and leading high-growth businesses, platforms, and developer communities for multiple Fortune 500 companies, including BEA Systems (now Oracle), IBM, Microsoft, and Cisco Systems, where she has led product management, open source, product marketing, developer strategy, and new business model creation. Lauren has recently taken on an executive leadership role at Cisco, where she drives open source strategy and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math, inclusive of women in technology) for the CTO office. She is passionate about continuous education, new open technologies and solutions, and driving amazing end-user experiences for customers, partners, and developers, as well as further enabling technical education across multiple boundaries and making it freely accessible to all. The Huffington Post and Business Insider have recognized Cooney as a top leader in enterprise software and cloud industries. She frequently speaks at conferences and events and works closely with customers, partners, developers, investors, press, and analysts on multiple topics.


2:40pm–3:20pm Wednesday, 05/18/2016
Location: Meeting Room 17B
Ken Owens (Cisco Systems), Lauren Cooney (Cisco)
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Developers are driving the market for cloud consumption and leading the industry to a new era of software-defined disruption. It's no longer a question that elastic and flexible development is the way to innovate and reduce time to market. Ken Owens and Lauren Cooney dig into open source architectures, explain why these solutions need to be open, and deep dive into other related challenges. Read more.