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Brian Behlendorf

Brian Behlendorf
Executive Director, The Hyperledger Project at the Linux Foundation

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Brian Behlendorf is Executive Director of the Hyperledger Project at the Linux Foundation. He is also Senior Technology Advisor at Mithril Capital Management in San Francisco. His career has been a mix of technology start-up, public policy, and non-profit tech leadership. Brian serves on the Boards of the Mozilla Foundation, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Benetech, three organizations using technology to fight for civil liberties, open technologies, and social impact in the digital domain. Prior to Hyperledger and Mithril, Brian was Chief Technology Officer at the World Economic Forum. He also served for two years at the White House as advisor to the Open Government project within the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and then later as advisor to Health and Human Services on open software approaches to health information sharing. Before that he has founded two tech companies (CollabNet and Organic) and several Open Source software projects (Apache, Subversion, and more).

Sessions

Moderated by:
Jim Stogdill (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Panelists:
Brian Behlendorf (The Hyperledger Project at the Linux Foundation), Adrian Cockcroft (Battery Ventures), Ari Gesher (Palantir Technologies), Kimberly Stedman (Freelance)
The always-popular Great Debate series returns to Strata. In this Oxford-style debate, two opposing teams take opposing positions. We poll the audience, and the teams try to sway opinions. It’ll be a fast-paced, sometimes irreverent look at some of the core challenges of putting data to work. Read more.