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

Silona Bonewald
Director, InnerSource, PayPal

Website | @Silona

Silona Bonewald is the director of InnerSource at Paypal. You can find out more about her at


9:00am12:30pm Monday, May 8, 2017
Adopt This Now
Location: Meeting Room 18 C/D
Level: Beginner
Cedric Williams (PayPal), Danese Cooper (NearForm, Ltd.), 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.
11:25am11:55am Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 13
Silona Bonewald (PayPal)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Do you want your day job to be more like your work on a favorite open source project? Do your teams need to reduce technical debt? Do you want to break down the silos between your people? Join Silona Bonewald to discover how other companies are successfully utilizing InnerSource and learn how PayPal’s InnerSource Checklist can help you get started. Read more.