Niki Acosta is the Director of Cloud Evangelism at Metacloud, now a part of Cisco. She is one of those technologists who strives to pull together all aspects of the OpenStack community for the betterment of everyone. As an active OpenStack participant, tweeter, and blogger, she has become a... Read more
Julien Danjou is a free software hacker almost all of the time. At his day job, he hacks on OpenStack for eNovance. And, in his free time, he hacks on free software projects like Debian, Hy, and awesome. Julian has also written The Hacker's Guide to Python and given talks on OpenStack and the... Read more
Doug Cutting is founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene and Hadoop, and currently the chief architect at and sits on the Board of the Apache Software Foundation. In this interview, he tells me how working on open source is more about common sense than creed and dives... Read more
Being open is part of Mozilla's DNA. It's not just the code, and Mozilla has opened up its design process to its community. In this interview, Art Director Sean Martell discusses why Mozilla went open with the design process and shares the surprising results.
Dwight Merriman is executive chairman and co-founder at MongoDB, an open source document database. Prior to MongoDB, Dwight was also co-founder at DoubleClick and Panther Express (CDNetworks). In this interview, Dwight discusses open source and how it has moved from being accepted to expected.
It's a busy time of the year for OpenStack, with the Juno release just out the door and planning for the upcoming release Kilo already underway. In celebration of new release and the OpenStack Summit in Paris on November 3-7, Opensource.com is featuring a number of interviews with key speakers at... Read more
Mark Hinkle is on the forefront of all things open source and cloud. He is currently responsible for Citrix efforts around Apache CloudStack, Open Daylight, Xen Project, and XenServer. At the All Things Open Conference, Mark’s 'Crash Course In Cloud Computing' will teach how to pragmatically adopt... Read more
Ben Balter is a Government Evangelist at GitHub, and he will be talking about Software Development as a Civic Service at next week's All Things Open conference. In this interview, he answered a few questions for us about what the US government is doing right (and wrong) in terms of open... Read more
Natalie Kozlowski is a front-end web developer at CodeGuard. She's a self-taught coder who embraces open source and will be giving a talk about how to interact with your front-end developers at this year's All Things Open conference in Raleigh. In this interview, I caught up with Natalie prior to... Read more
The Lean Startup is a book, a movement, and a method known by many. In short, it can be said that the Lean Startup philosophy "seeks to eliminate wasteful practices and increase value producing practices during the product development phase." But, let's take a step back and look at how it all got... Read more