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Dec 4–5, 2017: Training
Dec 5–7, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
John Mertic

John Mertic
Director, Program Management, Linux Foundation


John Mertic is the director of program management for the Linux Foundation. Under his leadership, he’s helped ASWF, ODPi, Open Mainframe Project, and R Consortium accelerate open source innovation and transform industries. John has an open source career spanning two decades, both as a contributor to projects such as SugarCRM and PHP and in open source leadership roles at SugarCRM, OW2, and OpenSocial. With an extensive open source background, he’s a regular speaker at various Linux Foundation and other industry trade shows each year. John’s also an avid writer and has authored two books The Definitive Guide to SugarCRM: Better Business Applications and Building on SugarCRM, as well as published articles on IBM developerWorks, Apple Developer Connection, and PHP Architect.


12:05pm12:45pm Thursday, December 7, 2017
John Mertic (Linux Foundation), Cupid Chan (4C Decision )
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John Mertic and Cupid Chan share real end-user perspectives from companies like GE on how they are using big data tools, challenges they face, and where they are looking to focus investments—all from a vendor-neutral viewpoint. Read more.