Alexandra Machado is an Engineer, MSc in ICT and MBA with a passion for technology as a means to make our lives easier and the world a better place. Born and raised in Margarita Island, Venezuela, and currently living in NYC, she considers the world her home as she has lived in 9 different parts of the world and speaks fluently 6 languages. Picking a technology career was inspired by picking a professional journey that could connect the world, and that is what technology does when used for good. She has been a consultant and done specialized design support in the telecom space before completing her International MBA in Shanghai, NYC and Boston. When she joined Red Hat over 5 years ago she found a perfect match in the open source world and that connection to technology as an open platform for good. She started her Red Hat journey in the Services organization as a Delivery manager and then a Consulting Sales Manager for North America covering +80 accounts across the NE region, while...

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Open source prescription.

Successfully addressing shared global problems requires open source—both principles and code—to foster innovation quickly and bridge gaps in effective remote collaboration.