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 is head of open source software at PayPal and runs a successful consultancy to companies that want to pursue open source strategies. Clients have included the SETI Foundation, Harris Corporation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Numenta. 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 and served as chief technical officer for the Wikimedia Foundation, chief open source evangelist for Sun Microsystems, and senior director for open source strategies at Intel. She was previously chairperson of the Node.js Foundation and a board member of the Drupal Association, the Open Source Initiative, and the Open Hardware Association and has advised Mozilla and the Apache Software Foundation, where she has been a member since 2005. She has been known to knit through meetings.

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.