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The Linux Foundation and Fintech Open Source Foundation Announce Keynote Speakers for Open Source Strategy Forum New York 2021

October 13, 2021

Experts and industry leaders from financial services, technology and open source will gather for thought-provoking insights and conversations about how to best leverage open source software to solve industry challenges.

SAN FRANCISCO, October 7, 2021 The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, along with co-host Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate adoption of open source software, standards and best practices in financial services, today announced keynote speakers for Open Source Strategy Forum New York (OSSF). The event takes place November 10, preceded by a FINOS Member event on November 9, in New York City. The schedule can be viewed here and the keynote speakers can be viewed here

OSSF features an agenda covering recent developments and the direction of open source in financial services across a wide range of topics and domains. The event promotes deeper collaboration across finance, open source and technology and drives innovation across the industry in order to deliver better code, faster.

Keynote speakers this year include:

  • Antoine Amend, Technical Director - Financial Services, Databricks
  • Jo Ann Barefoot, CEO & Co-Founder, Alliance for Innovative Regulations
  • Nadine Chakar, Head of Global Markets, State Street   
  • Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director, FINOS
  • Jean-Thierry (JT) Dupuy, Vice President, Head of Client Services, Symphony 
  • Brad Levy, CEO, Symphony
  • John Madsen, Co-Head of Technology, Goldman Sachs
  • Sultan Meghji, Chief Innovation Officer, FDIC
  • Igor Seletskiy, CEO & Founder, TuxCare

Conference Session Highlights:


Registration is available for US$449 through October 13. Members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20 percent discount – members can contact to request a member discount code. Members of FINOS can attend at no cost – members can contact to request the FINOS Member registration code. 

Health and Safety
Attendees will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and wear a mask while onsite at the event. Additionally, all attendees will need to comply with all on-site health measures, in accordance with The Linux Foundation
Code of Conduct. To learn more, visit the Health & Safety webpage and read our blog post.


For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here or email us for more information and to speak to our team. The sponsorship deadline is October 26.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact
Kristin O’Connell.

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The Linux Foundation





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