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Friday, October 15 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Friday Keynote Sessions

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Be sure to join us for Friday's keynotes which include:
  • Opening Remarks - Constance Caramanolis, Principal Software Engineer, Splunk; Jasmine James, Engineering Manager, Twitter; Stephen Augustus, Head of Open Source, Cisco (9:00-9:05)
  • Machine Learning on Kubernetes Made Easy With Kubeflow - Masoud Mirmomeni, Lead Data Scientist, Shell & Jimmy Guerrero, Vice President of Marketing, Arrikto (9:05-9:20)
  • A Secure Supply Chain Vision - Luke Hinds, Security Lead, Office of the CTO, Red Hat (9:20-9:25)
  • Sustaining a Contributor Community’s Next Generation - Christoph Blecker, Principal Site Reliability Engineer, Red Hat & Paris Pittman, Program Manager, Apple (9:25-9:40)
  • Breaking Tradition: The Future of Package Management with Kubernetes - Shatarupa Nandi, Engineering Director @ VMware Tanzu, VMware (9:40-9:45)
  • Maintaining the Maintainers - Stephen Augustus, Head of Open Source, Cisco (9:45-10:00)
  • SBOM is Coming: Why You Should Care and How You Can Help - Frederick Kautz, AI Chief; Enterprise Architect, Anthem & Allan Friedman, Senior Advisor and Strategist, CISA (10:00-10:15)
  • Community Awards

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Paris Pittman

Program Manager, Apple
Paris is a Program Manager at Apple helping the cloud native community flourish internally and externally. She is an Emeritus Chair for SIG Contributor Experience in Kubernetes helping the upstream community grow from 8000 to 50000 contributors during her time. Now she spends her... Read More →
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Luke Hinds

Security Lead, Office of the CTO, Red Hat
Luke Hinds works in the Emerging Technologies department of the CTO office, where he leads a team of talented engineers focused on the development of cutting edge security technologies. He has worked in Open Source for 20 years, since the early days of ipfilter in the Linux Kernel... Read More →
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Christoph Blecker

Principal Site Reliability Engineer, Red Hat
Christoph is an SRE on Red Hat's OpenShift team and a contributor to the Kubernetes project. He's a Technical Lead for SIG Contributor Experience, a member of the Kubernetes Steering Committee, and a regular contributor to SIG Architecture, SIG Testing, SIG Release, and the Kubernetes... Read More →
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Constance Caramanolis

Principal Software Engineer, Splunk
Constance is a principal software engineer at Splunk, formerly Omnition, contributing to OpenTelemetry. Previous to Omnition, she worked at Lyft as part of the data platform and server networking teams. While at Lyft, Constance built, deployed, and configured Envoy internally, and... Read More →
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Shatarupa Nandi

Engineering Director @ VMware Tanzu, VMware
Shatarupa Nandi is an engineering leader focused on software distribution and lifecycle management problems with a strong emphasis on improving Day 2 operational experiences. Her interest follows naturally from past work building infrastructure management tools and tools for running... Read More →
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Frederick Kautz

AI Chief and Enterprise Architect, Anthem
Frederick Kautz is a leader in Open Source health care, connecting people and organizations to solve fundamental data sharing problems that strengthen security and patient privacy. He currently leads multiple cross-organizational teams to deliver on this vision. He is also a strong... Read More →
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Allan Friedman

Senior Advisor and Strategist, CISA
Allan Friedman is the guy who won’t shut up about SBOM at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Administration. He coordinates the global cross-sector community efforts around software bill of materials (SBOM), and works to advance its adoption inside the US government... Read More →
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Jimmy Guerrero

VP Community & Marketing, Arrikto
VP of Community and Marketing at Arrikto - one of the leading contributors to the latest 1.3 Kubeflow release.
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Jasmine James

Engineering Manager, Twitter
Jasmine is an engineering manager at Twitter leading the developer experience pillar in the engineering effectiveness organization. Previous to Twitter, she worked at Delta Air Lines enabling cloud native application development by providing modern tooling and capabilities utilizing... Read More →
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Stephen Augustus

Head of Open Source, Cisco
Stephen is a Black engineering director and leader in open source communities.He is Cisco’s first Head of Open Source, within the Emerging Technologies & Incubation division.For Kubernetes, he has co-founded transformational elements of the project, including the KEP (Kubernetes Enhancements Proposal) process, the Release Engineering subproject, and Working Group Naming. Stephen has also previously served as a chair for both SIG PM and SIG Azure.He continues his work... Read More →
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Masoud Mirmomeni

Lead Data Scientist, Shell

Friday October 15, 2021 9:00am - 10:30am PDT
West Hall + Online