March 6-8, 2018 - Sonoma, CA
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Tuesday, March 6 • 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Chopping Wood and Carrying Water to Build a Sustainable and Inclusive Community - Jaice Singer DuMars, Microsoft & Sarah Novotny, Google

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Successful open source projects are indistinguishable from successful open source communities. Kubernetes continues to witness an explosive growth and adoption. Built on the principles of openness and inclusivity, its community has become a strong differentiator for its success. Many intentional, overlapping efforts executed behind the screens help scale and sustainthe community alongside the project itself.

This presentation will set context with the history of Kubernetes community management, as well as examine potential opportunities for collaboration that exist across the widening spectrum of Linux Foundation projects. We will also discuss the risks we have overcome and the continuing challenges of ensuring a vibrant community.

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Jaice Singer DuMars

Kubernetes Ambassador, Microsoft
I am passionate about vibrant, diverse, and inclusive open source communities, all things governance, continuous improvement, and Agile at scale. I'm the current Kubernetes release manager.
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Sarah Novotny

Head of Open Source Strategy, Google Cloud Platform, Google
Sarah Novotny leads the Kubernetes Community Program for Google. She has long been an Open Source community champion in communities such as NGINX and MySQL and ran large scale technology infrastructures before web-scale had a name. She co-founded Blue Gecko and launched a free-to... Read More →

Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Pavilion Theater