Rod Cope

Rod Cope
CTO and Founder, OpenLogic, Inc.

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Rod Cope is the CTO and Founder of OpenLogic, a provider of Open Source support and governance solutions for the enterprise.  He has over 25 years of software development experience in a wide range of industries and technologies.

Prior to founding OpenLogic, Rod worked for General Electric, IBM, IBM Global Services, and Anthem before starting his own consulting company. As a consultant, he has architected solutions for Ericsson, Ford, Manugistics, Integral, Goodyear, and many other companies of all sizes.

Rod has spoken on various technical and business topics at OSCON, JavaOne, AJAXWorld, RailsConf, the Open Source Business Conference, the Next Generation Data Center conference, and other venues around the United States and Europe.

He holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Software Engineering from the University of Louisville.


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