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Best Practices for Starting an Open Source Program/Project - Chris Aniszczyk

May 15, 2020


Guest speaker: Chris Aniszczyk, COO & CTO at CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation) presented on "Best Practices for Starting an Open Source Program/Project - Lessons Learned from TODO Group + Kubernetes / CNCF". 

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chris' Presentation

Best Practices for Starting an Open Source Program/Project - Lessons Learned from TODO Group + Kubernetes / CNCF - from May 13, 2020 - Open Source Readiness (OSR) Project


Chris Aniszczyk is the co-founder of the Linux Foundation's TODO Group for open source professionals and the former head of open source at Twitter. In this presentation, he discusses the growth of corporate open source programs and how the TODO Group has helped to define "corporate scale" open source. He talks about how to start and grow an open source program, including establishing key roles and responsibilities. Finally, he presents best practices for launching and nurturing open source projects and giving them the best chance to succeed and thrive.



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Chris Aniszczyk is an open source executive and engineer with a passion for building a better world through open collaboration. He's currently a CTO at the Linux Foundation focused on developer relations and running the Open Container Initiative (OCI) / Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Furthermore, he's a partner at Capital Factory where he focuses on mentoring, advising and investing in open source and infrastructure focused startups. At Twitter, he created their open source program and led their open source efforts. For many years he served on the Eclipse Foundation's Board of Directors representing the committer community and the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee. In a previous life, he bootstrapped a consulting company, made many mistakes, lead and hacked on many and Linux related projects.


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