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Thursday, September 26 • 3:35pm - 4:00pm
Keeping the Web Open

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A unique architecture and philiosophy championed by a core of public spirited technologists has kept the Web relatively resiliiant to dominance by governments or private corporations. Much of the credit goes to pioneers of open source initiatiates and the development of neutral standards.

Scalable open source technologies continue to be the web’s foundation. Key technologists will discuss how the open standards movement helped build the web, and why it’s critical to its future.

In this panel, we bring together some of them to share their thoughts on the core building blocks of a free and open web, and to discuss what’s needed to continue the Web's amazing development of the past two decades.

Moderators
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Beth Rogozinski

Founder, Transmedia SF
Beth is a serial entrepreneur, published author, and former college instructor with over twenty years in the media technology industry in strategy, production and marketing. She was on the founding team of the world renown Multimedia Studies Program at SFSU and was the Executive Director of the DigiQuest Learning Center. During her tenure at Silicon Graphics (SGI), Beth helped create and launch a new multimillion dollar consumer products... Read More →

Speakers
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Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director, Hyperledger Project
Brian Behlendorf is a technology adviser and entrepreneur who has held founding and executive board positions in firms and non-profits focused on open systems, open standards and open source. Behlendorf organized and served as the Founding President of the Apache Software Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit that organizes volunteer software development projects around key Internet technologies, helping ensure an open and free marketplace. Behlendorf... Read More →
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Erich Nachbar

Founder, Velum
@enachb Erich Nachbar is a technologist applying scalable open source technologies to big data challenges. In the past he has worked on many high performance grid/cloud computing projects. Erich has more than 16 years of experience designing, developing and integrating large, heterogeneous computing environments for Fortune 500 companies.He previously was CTO of Quantifind, a predictive analytics platform company that helps its customers forecast... Read More →


Thursday September 26, 2013 3:35pm - 4:00pm
IGR (Insanely Great Room) LL21ABC San Jose Convention Center

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