Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX

Thursday opening welcome

Rachel Roumeliotis (O'Reilly Media), Scott Hanselman (Microsoft), Kelsey Hightower (Google)
9:00am9:05am Thursday, May 11, 2017
Location: Ballroom D
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)

Program chairs Rachel Roumeliotis, Scott Hanselman, and Kelsey Hightower open the second day of keynotes.

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Rachel Roumeliotis

O'Reilly Media

Rachel Roumeliotis is a strategic content director at O’Reilly Media, where she leads an editorial team that covers a wide variety of programming topics ranging from full stack to open source in the enterprise to emerging programming languages. Rachel is a programming chair of OSCON and O’Reilly’s Software Architecture Conference. She has been working in technical publishing for 10 years, acquiring content in many areas including mobile programming, UX, computer security, and AI.

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Scott Hanselman

Microsoft

Scott Hanselman is a web developer who has been blogging at Hanselman.com for over a decade. Scott works on Azure and ASP.NET for Microsoft out of his home office in Portland. He has three podcasts: Hanselminutes for tech talk, This Developer’s Life on developers’ lives and loves, and Ratchet & the Geek for pop culture and tech media. Scott has also written a number of books and spoken in person to almost a half million developers worldwide.

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Kelsey Hightower

Google

Kelsey Hightower has worn every hat possible throughout his career in tech but most enjoys leadership roles focused on making things happen and shipping software. Kelsey is a strong open source advocate focused on building simple tools that make people smile. When he is not slinging Go code, you can catch him giving technical workshops covering everything from programming and system administration to his favorite Linux distro of the month.