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Sara Ford
Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation


Sara Ford is the Program Manager for CodePlex, Microsoft’s open source project hosting site. Previously, she worked on the Visual Studio team at Microsoft for 6 years. Her life-long goal is to become a 97-year-old weightlifter, so she can be featured on the local news.


Location: D139/140 Level: Novice
Sara Ford (Microsoft Corporation)
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Today’s developer ecosystem is fragmented based on business models, developer tools, and technologies. Imagine an ecosystem for all developers to collaborate, regardless of technology or platform. This talk outlines a roadmap towards this stronger open source ecosystem through infrastructure, project incubation and sponsorship, and support for open source as a collaborative development model. Read more.
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