video interview with Chris DiBona

Video interview with Google's Open Source Director Chris DiBona on a "default to code" mentality

Posted 10 Dec 2013 by (Red Hat)
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Image by :'s Jason Hibbets recently had a chance to sit down with Google's Open Source Director Chris DiBona during the All Things Open Conference in Raleigh, NC.

This first video is a short chat about the way Google employees see open source. Jason asks DiBona if there's a "default to open" mentality at Google—check out what DiBona had to say here:


The second video features Jason Hibbets's full interview with Chris DiBona Open Source Director at Google. Find out how DiBona measures his performance, why he once called open source "brutal," and more on working for Google and the future of open source.


To learn more, check out our previous Q&A with DiBona. is a place where we share stories about how people around the world are exploring an open source universe. See how the principles of open source software and the open source way are being applied to different disciplines including business, education, government, health, law, and life. Follow us on Twitter @opensourceway.