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

Jeff McAffer
Director Open Source Engineering, Microsoft


Jeff McAffer is the director of open source engineering at Microsoft, where he helps drive the company’s transition to an “open source engagement first” model. Jeff was one of the founders of the Eclipse open source project. He is an active community leader, core contributor, book author, and frequent conference speaker.


1:50pm–2:30pm Wednesday, 05/18/2016
Location: Meeting Room 9C Level: Non-technical
Chris Aniszczyk (Cloud Native Computing Foundation), Nithya Ruff (Comcast), Jeff McAffer (Microsoft), Chris DiBona (Google), Benjamin VanEvery (Simon Data, Inc.), Andrew Spyker (Netflix)
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(3.64, 11 ratings)
Members of the TODO Group—an open group of companies who collaborate on practices, tools, and other ways to run successful and effective open source projects and programs—discuss why they started open source offices in their respective companies (Twitter, Netflix, Box, Google, Microsoft, and SanDisk) and share the lessons they learned along the way. Read more.
1:50pm–2:30pm Thursday, 05/19/2016
Location: Ballroom E Level: Non-technical
Jeff McAffer (Microsoft), Georgios  Gousios  (TU Delft), Kevin Lewis (Microsoft)
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(3.50, 6 ratings)
GitHub hosts tens of millions of people collaborating on more than 20 million repositories—an unprecedented treasure trove of data for software engineering researchers, companies, and project teams alike. Jeff McAffer, Georgios Gousios, and Kevin Lewis explore tools and techniques for sifting through terabytes of content, present key insights they discovered, and explain how you can follow suit. Read more.