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The Linux Foundation and Fintech Open Source Foundation Announce New Keynote Speakers for Open Source in Finance Forum London 2022

June 29, 2022

Industry leaders and experts across financial services, technology and open source will come together for thought-provoking insights and conversations about how to best leverage open source software to solve industry challenges.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2022 --  The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, and co-host the 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 new keynote speakers for Open Source in Finance Forum London 2022 (OSFF). The event takes place July 13 in London, UK. The full schedule can be viewed here.

OSFF promotes deeper collaboration across finance, open source and technology and drives innovation across the industry in order to deliver better code, faster. The event features an agenda covering recent developments and the direction of open source in financial services across a wide range of topics and domains, and this year will be held as part of Fintech Week London, a partnership emphasizing the importance of open source software and open collaboration in the financial services industry. 


New keynote speakers include:

  • Jennifer Lassiter, Executive Director, The Digital Dollar Project

  • Declan O’Gorman, Head of Enterprise Engineering, NatWest

  • Francesca Hopwood Road, Centre Head, Bank for International Settlements – BIS

  • Keesa C. Schreane, Author of Gambling on Green: Uncovering the Balance Among Revenues, Reputations, and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)

  • Anna Wallace, SPO Consumer Protection and RegTech, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Previously announced keynote speakers include Kim Prado, CIO, US Capital Markets, I&CB and Office of the COO at BMO Capital Markets, Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director at FINOS, Hilary Carter, VP of Research at The Linux Foundation, and Jim Zemlin, Executive Director at The Linux Foundation


Session highlights include:


Registration is offered at the standard rate of 199 GBP through June 30. Prices rise July 1. 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 must show a negative COVID-19 test or be fully vaccinated to attend. They 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.


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


FINOS (The Fintech Open Source Foundation) is a nonprofit whose mission is to foster adoption of open source, open standards and collaborative software development practices in financial services. It is the center for open source developers and the financial services industry to build new technology projects that have a lasting impact on business operations. As a regulatory compliant platform, the foundation enables developers from these competing organizations to collaborate on projects with a strong propensity for mutualization. It has enabled codebase contributions from both the buy- and sell-side firms and counts over 40 major financial institutions, fintechs and technology consultancies as part of its membership. FINOS is also part of the Linux Foundation, the largest shared technology organization in the world.

About the Linux Foundation
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Media Contact

Kristin O’Connell
The Linux Foundation


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