Distilling Distinction

Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz (Warby Parker)
Location: Portland Ballroom
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“Distinction" is the noun for the adjective “Distinguished". The ACM Distinguished Member Recognition Program recognizes those who have "achieved a significant impact on the computing field.” Curiously, the ideals and practices of Open Source software are heavily under-represented. Why is that? And how do we change that?

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Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz

Warby Parker

Robert (a/k/a r0ml) Lefkowitz is a frequent speaker on the intersection of software and literacy. He has previously been a CTO at a math education startup, and held senior technology positions in the telecommunications and financial industries. He is a Distinguished Engineer of the ACM.


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