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

Danese Cooper
Open Source Diva, PayPal

Website | @DivaDanese

Danese Cooper works at PayPal, where she runs OASIS, an office devoted to engineering cultural change through open source, InnerSource, and other key initiatives. Danese also continues to run a successful consultancy to companies wishing to pursue open source strategies, which has served the SETI Foundation, Harris Corporation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Numenta, among other clients. Danese has a 25-year history in the software industry and has long been an advocate for transparent development methodologies. She has managed teams at Symantec and Apple, served as chief open source evangelist for Sun Microsystems, and served as senior director for open source strategies at Intel. Danese advised the R community on open source policy while at REvolution Computing (now Revolution Analytics) and served as chief technical officer for the Wikimedia Foundation. She is a director on the board of the Drupal Association, a chairperson for the Node.js Foundation board, a board advisor for Mozilla and Ushahidi, and a member of the Apache Software Foundation. Danese was also a board member of the Open Source Initiative for 10 years.

Sessions

9:00am12:30pm Monday, May 8, 2017
Adopt This Now
Location: Meeting Room 18 C/D
Level: Beginner
Cedric Williams (PayPal), Danese Cooper (PayPal), Silona Bonewald (PayPal)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
InnerSource applies the best lessons from open source to proprietary engineering and transforms the cultures that use it. Danese Cooper, Cedric Williams, and Silona Bonewald explain how PayPal and other companies started redesigning their engineering approaches and ended up changing how they work and outline techniques any team can use to build an InnerSource practice in their organization. Read more.
9:05am9:30am Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 13
Danese Cooper (PayPal)
Danese Cooper welcomes those new to InnerSource as well as those who have been on the journey for years. Danese sets the day's agenda, covers the latest goings-on with the InnerSource community, and offers a sneak peek at what's next. Read more.