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

Tom Berekyei
Engineer, Defense Digital Service (DDS)

Tom Bereknyei is a software engineer with Defense Digital Service. Tom is an advocate to bring best practices to the government and military. He is currently focused on empowering developers in government who want to participate in, contribute to, and collaborate with the open source community. Along with a team at DDS, he has worked on a strategy to allow federal employees to reuse standard open source licenses for their work. As a developer he has worked on wide ranging topics from neural networks to functional programming and declarative configuration management. Tom is an active duty Marine and served overseas as a Naval Flight Officer as well as a cyberspace operations planner.


11:50am12:30pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
In Real Life (IRL)
Location: Ballroom E
Level: Non-technical
Joseph Castle (US General Services Administration), Matthew Bailey (Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer, The White House), Michelle Ibarra (US Environmental Protection Agency), Jason Duley (NASA), Tom Berekyei (Defense Digital Service (DDS))
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Joseph Castle, Matthew Bailey, Jason Duley, Sharon Woods, and Michelle Ibarra discuss the implementation of the White House open source policy: M-16-21: Achieving Efficiency, Transparency, and Innovation through Reusable and Open Source Software (OSS). Read more.