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

Jonathan Bodner
Technology Fellow, Capital One

Jonathan Bodner is a technology fellow at Capital One, where he is working on a fork of the LGTM project that Capital One will be open sourcing soon. Jonathan’s team is helping to transform Capital One through the introduction and integration of new technologies, working to shorten release cycles, and generally pushing forward an open source-first culture. A software engineer, lead developer, and architect, Jonathan enjoys presenting and discussing open source, technology trends, and the future of software engineering. Over his 20-year career, he has worked in just about every corner of the software industry, including online commerce, education, finance, government, healthcare, and internet infrastructure. Jonathan is a frequent speaker at conferences, including DevFest DC, PyData DC, and at the Open Source Leadership Summit, as well as at internal corporate conferences at Capital One and Neustar.


1:45pm2:25pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 15 (Sponsored)
Jonathan Bodner (Capital One)
When Capital One was looking for a tool to help manage its software development pipeline, Jonathan Bodner suggested LGTM, an open source pull request approval system, as a starting point. After fixing bugs and adding new features to LGTM, Jonathan contacted Capital One's open source office so he could return his changes to the community. And that's where things got interesting. Read more.