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Ross Gardler
Ross Gardler
Senior Technology Evangelist, Microsoft Open Technologies

Ross Gardler has been involved with open source in one form or another since the mid ‘90s. He is a member of the Apache Software Foundation where he currently serves as the foundations President. He’s worked in many roles including research, independent strategy consultancy, and lead of the UK academic sectors open source advisory service. Ross now works for Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.

State of the Feather
Todd Moore

Todd Moore is currently Vice President of Open Tech at IBM. In this role, Todd leads IBM's open source efforts that fuel innovation and new business models. Todd is engaged with communities and tech in Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Analytics.

Apache OpenTech is Fueling Tomorrow's Game Changing Innovations
Sam Ramji
Sam Ramji
Cloud Foundry

A 20 year veteran of the Silicon Valley and Seattle technology scenes, Sam Ramji brings a wealth of business, product and open source experience to the CEO role. He has led strategy for API powerhouse Apigee, designed and led Microsoft’s open source strategy and drove product strategy for BEA WebLogic Integration. He is the board secretary of Outercurve Foundation and a member of multiple industry advisory boards.

Open Source is a Positive-Sum Game
Brian Spector

Brian is co-founder of MIRACL and brings more than 20 years of experience in the information security industry. Brian began his career in cryptographic development at Silicon Valley’s first full disk encryption software company. Brian has held leadership positions in development, product management and sales at Thales, RSA Data Security and McAfee. As CEO of MIRACL, Brian has been a proponent of open source cryptography, including launching the Apache Milagro (incubating) project to replace PKI.

Apache Milagro (incubating)


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