Working for a company whose culture and growth emerges from a shared passion for open source, is my dream job and I am fortunate enough to do it at Bocoup.
Open source fuels engineers’ professional and personal development as well as our client work. By doing so, we’ve created a sustainable environment that is driven by purpose. In this talk, I will share some of the principles we’ve adopted and how we managed to make it work. Most importantly, I’ll explain why building a company with open source at heart is better for the team, the clients, and the open source community.
Irene Ros is the director of data visualization at Bocoup and the program chair of OpenVis Conf, a 2-day conference on data visualization on the open Web. Irene is an information visualization researcher and developer, making engaging, informative, and interactive data-driven stories, experiences, and exploratory interfaces on the Web. Prior to joining Bocoup, she was a research developer at IBM Research’s Visual Communication Lab. She received her BS in computer science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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