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October 11-15
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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

various project roles, independent
Paris Pittman has spent the last 20 years helping communities grow and flourish — from building hometown Baltimore tech communities to driving belonging and sustainability in massive open source ecosystems like Kubernetes. Paris has contributed to Kubernetes for 6 years and serves... Read More →
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Luke Hinds

Senior Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Luke Hinds works within the Emerging Technologies group in Red Hat's CTO office, where he leads a team working on open source security. Luke started the project sigstore, alongside many other OSS security projects. He has held numerous OSS community leadership roles, such as the Kubernetes... Read More →
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Christoph Blecker

Senior Principal Site Reliability Engineer, Red Hat
Christoph is an Architect and Senior Principal SRE at Red Hat. He's a long time maintainer of the Kubernetes project, an emeritus member of the Kubernetes Steering Committee, and sits on the CNCF Governing Board.
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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

Director of R&D, TestifySec
Frederick collaborates on security and networking. He is on the SPIFFE Steering Committee, focusing on providing Zero Trust Workload Identity to compute workloads and resources. Frederick co-authored Solving the Bottom Turtle. He is a co-founder of OmniBOR and maintains the reference... Read More →
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Allan Friedman

Senior Advisor and Strategist, CISA
Dr. Allan Friedman is Senior Advisor and Strategist at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. He coordinates the global cross-sector community efforts around SBOM and related initiatives. Prior to joining government, Friedman spent over a decade as a noted infosec and... 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

Senior Engineering Manager-Developer Experience
Jasmine is an engineering manager leading the developer experience pillar in the engineering effectiveness organization. She has previously worked at Delta Air Lines enabling cloud native application development by providing modern tooling and capabilities utilizing various CNCF projects... Read More →
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Stephen Augustus

Head of Open Source, Cisco
Stephen is the Head of Open Source at Cisco. Across the open source ecosystem, Stephen holds a number of governance roles, including membership on the OpenSSF Governing Board, the OpenAPI Initiative Business Governing Board, the Kubernetes Steering Committee, and the TODO Group Steering... Read More →
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Masoud Mirmomeni

Lead Data Scientist, Shell

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