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FINOS Open Source in Fintech Podcast - A Solid Foundation for Fintech - Alan Clark

September 17, 2020
In this first edition of season two of the FINOS Open Source in Fintech Podcast, FINOS Director of Community James McLeod interviews Alan Clark, of the Office of the CTO for SUSE after their FINOS Virtual Meetup presentation on July 29, 2020. 



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What role does open source play in a successful IT transformation strategy? Alan discusses his perspectives on the future of the infrastructure. Learn about the technology trends driving IT transformation and the impact that has on you. What is the role of open source in the future IT infrastructure for Fintech? See how SUSE empowers open source-based digital transformation, supporting mission critical systems while maintaining compliance. Are you ready for infrastructure at the speed of business?

Alan's Bio:

Alan Clark, a member of the SUSE Office of the CTO, is an experienced corporate leader, open source advocate, and strategy adviser for new industry initiatives and open source. He helps foster the creation, growth, awareness, and adoption of open source and open standards as an industry leader, contributor, speaker, and sponsor. Alan currently serves in several key industry positions.


The FINOS Open Source in Fintech Podcast is part of our continued commitment to provide value to our Members and our greater Community. In these (usually bi-weekly) sessions we speak with members of the FINOS community about specific open source projects and interesting topics at the cross section of financial services and open source. So far, our industry experts have discussed practical applications of and their real-world experiences with a range of open source projects including desktop interoperability, low code platforms, synthetic data, and data modeling. They’ve also discussed best practices for inner source, common myths about open source and why commercial companies choose to introduce open source offerings. Tune in to hear what comes next.

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