9 & 10
November 2021
Palais des congrès - Paris Meeting with the european open source community

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Speakers

Emmanuel LECHARNY

CTO

Busit.com

Emmanuel Lécharny is CTO of Busit.com since mid-2019. He also participates in the Apache Directory and Apache Mina projects since 2005, and is a member of the Apache Software Foundation.

Philippe MONTARGÈS

Président du Hub Open Source de Systematic Raris Région

Systematic Paris-Region

Martin ALVAREZ-ESPINAR

Web Standards Manager

Huawei

Martin, Engineer in Computer Science, is co-editor of the W3C MiniApp standards, and represents Huawei in Web-related standards bodies.
Martin was the Manager at the W3C Spanish Chapter, representing W3C and establishing developer relations in the Spanish-Speaking countries. Along with the W3C role, he has worked as a Web standards consultant, performing various projects for the European Commission as an advisor in interoperability, transparency, and accessibility. Martin led the former European open data initiative, organizing exclusive meetings with top representatives in the EU national governments and gathering the technical community to implement transparency and open data initiatives through Web standards. Also, he was involved in different European Commission’s ISA (Interoperability Solutions for the European Public Administrations) working groups, which develop technologies and mechanisms to enable interoperability among public sector bodies.

Dominig AR FOLL

Technology Consultant

Dominig Ar Foll (Dominique Le Foll) holds a Master degree in Computer Science from the Military School ESAT in Paris. He started as a research engineer during ten years before joining the Telecom Industry. Dominig has won several patents in Europe, US and Asia and regularly talks in international conferences. His experience in the securisation of pay TV services when working in Cambridge UK, has lead him to work on the security extensions for Meego TV, Tizen IVI and AGL. Having recently left Intel Open Technology Centre where he was the Lead Software Architect for Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), he now works as an independent Linux consultant for Cyber Security or Functional Safety feasibility studies. Doming is located in Vannes, Brittany, France. Dominig is also teaches Linux Cyber low level defense at the University of South Brittany in the school of Cyber Defense (ENSTB) and being a keen sailor maintains OpenCPN (https://en.opensuse.org/OpenCPN) packaging for OpenSUSE .

Dominig AR FOLL

Technology Consultant

Dominig Ar Foll (Dominique Le Foll) holds a Master degree in Computer Science from the Military School ESAT in Paris. He started as a research engineer during ten years before joining the Telecom Industry. Dominig has won several patents in Europe, US and Asia and regularly talks in international conferences. His experience in the securisation of pay TV services when working in Cambridge UK, has lead him to work on the security extensions for Meego TV, Tizen IVI and AGL. Having recently left Intel Open Technology Centre where he was the Lead Software Architect for Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), he now works as an independent Linux consultant for Cyber Security or Functional Safety feasibility studies. Doming is located in Vannes, Brittany, France.

Dominig is also teaches Linux Cyber low level defense at the University of South Brittany in the school of Cyber Defense (ENSTB) and being a keen sailor maintains OpenCPN (https://en.opensuse.org/OpenCPN) packaging for OpenSUSE .

François ARMAND

CTO

Rudder

François Armand, dad x3, passionate developer, convinced that free software and sustainable development are our future, Scala since 2006, fan of FP (I fell into OCaml and COQ when I was a kid), CTO of Rudder: continuous audit & configuration.

Emmanuel BACRY

Scientific director

Health Data Hub

Emmanuel Bacry currently serves as the Scientific Director of the French Health Data Hub. In parallel, he is a Senior Researcher at CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) at Paris Dauphine University. For over 4 years, he served as the head of the Big Data & Data Science Initiative at Ecole Polytechnique. A national and international AI expert and general chair of various summer schools on AI and data science, Emmanuel Bacry is also a member of several French and international scientific boards and committees. Emmanuel holds a PhD in Mathematics from ENS (École normale supérieure de Paris) where he graduated in 1992. He additionally obtained his Accreditation to Supervise Research (“Habilitation à diriger des recherches”) in 1996.

Alessandra BAGNATO

Head of Modelio Research

Dr. Alessandra Bagnato is a research scientist and the Head of Modelio Research Unit in Softeam Software (Docaposte Group). She holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Télécom SudParis and Université Evry Val d’Essonne, France and a MSc in Computer Science from the University of Genoa, Italy. At SOFTEAM, she leads the Softeam Software Modelio team research activities around innovative model-driven engineering methods in Modelio workbench in the area of Cyber-Physical Systems, Cloud and Big Data (like ECSEL AIDOaRt, H2020 MORPHEMIC, H2020 Databio, H2020 CPSwarm, H2020 QRapids, H2020 CROSSMINER), GDPR and Privacy (H2020 PoSeID-on) and on measuring software engineering (ITEA 3 MEASURE).

Eloi BAIL

COO

Savoir-faire Linux Rennes

Eloi Bail is director of operations at Savoir-faire Linux Rennes. As technical leader and project director, Eloi works on various industrial projects using Yocto in the energy, transport, medical and robotics sectors. Finally, Eloi is the technical correspondent of Savoir-faire Linux at LF Energy, which Savoir-faire Linux joined in 2020.

Lucian BALEA

R&D Program Director and Open Source Manager

RTE

Lucian Balea is Open Source Programme Director at RTE, the French electricity transmission network operator. In this role, he leads the open source strategy adopted by RTE to increase efficiency and innovation in core business software activities. Lucian is also Chairman of the Governance Board of LF Energy, an open source foundation created in partnership with the Linux Foundation and dedicated to the needs of power systems and the challenges of energy transition. Prior to this, Lucian held various managerial responsibilities within RTE, in the fields of research and development, electricity markets and finance.

Olivier BARAIS

Professor at Université de Rennes 1

Mikael BARBERO

Manager — Release Engineering and Technology

Eclipse Foundation Europe

Philippe BAREILLE

Open Source Officer

Ville de Paris

Philippe Bareille is an Open Source Officer at the City of Paris. He has a 10-year experience as a Java software engineer and as an Open Source enthousiast, he spreads the word of FLOSS in the public sector, where public money should fund public code. Paris signature platform Lutece's advocate, he is in charge of international relationships regarding the framework. You can find him at OS conferences as well as parisian concert venues taking photographs.

Mélanie BATS

Field CTO

Obeo

Mélanie Bats is CTO at Obeo. In her daily work, she is in charge of the R&D team. She is mainly focused on the development of modeling tools with Eclipse Sirius like UML Designer. She is also committer for the EEF and the Sirius projects. She is also involved in the Eclipse community as being the Eclipse Planning Council chair. In her free time she is also a free software activist who has organized and participated in free software events in the Toulouse area.

Mélanie BATS

CTO

Obeo

Mélanie Bats is CTO at Obeo. In her daily work, she is in charge of the R&D team. She is mainly focused on the development of modeling tools with Eclipse Sirius like UML Designer. She is also committer for the EEF and the Sirius projects. She is also involved in the Eclipse community as being the Eclipse Planning Council chair. In her free time she is also a free software activist who has organized and participated in free software events in the Toulouse area.

Pierre BAUDRACCO

CEO

BlueMind

Pierre BAUDRACCO

founder

Bluemind

founder of BlueMind
co-president of the CNLL
VP of the Systematic Open Source Hub
President of SoLibre

Cyril BECKER

CTO

Alter way

Self-taught and passionate, Cyril Becker have worked on many Opensource platforms hosted in homemade data centers or in the cloud for many highly scalable projects since 2007. At the beginning of his career he worked on intensive computing clusters for The French Ministry of Defence and pharmaceutical industry. Then he joined the ranks of startups dedicated to mobile advertising and mobile video games publishing such as Voodoo. Since 2020 he is CTO of Alter Way Clou Consulting, a consulting company of 20 experts, partner of the CNCF and certified on Kubernetes.

Damien BELLIARD

BU Asset Manager

FactorFX

Gregory BERNARD

CEO

DynFi

I graduated from ESSEC and Télécom Paristech and started my career in 1997. I launched my first company in 1999 and created DynFi in 2001.

After ten years dedicated to the audit of complex websites, I set up the primary DNS system of Angola. In parallel to this project I started an activity dedicated to Open Source firewalls and became a partner of pfSense®.

In 2016 I coordinate the development of a centralized management system for Open Source firewalls which will lead in 2018 to the launch of DynFi Manager.
In 2019 I decided to develop the first French Open Source firewall DynFi Firewall, to be launched in October 2021.

DynFi is one of the French partners of Proxmox, we contribute to the diffusion of these Open Source virtualization technologies and their implementation within Data-Center.

I lead a European team of developers with a cybersecurity focus.

Speaker at the Paris Open Source Summit in 2019.

Knut BLIND

Professor for Innovation Economics

Technical University Berlin

Prof. Knut Blind was a senior researcher and departmental head at Fraunhofer ISI between 1996 and 2010, before returning to ISI in October 2019 as the coordinator of the Business Unit Regulation and Innovation. Between 2010 and 2019, he worked in the Innovation Management Department of the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems as a project manager. Since 2006, he is also Professor for Innovation Economics at the Technical University Berlin. Between 2008 and 2016, he also held the Endowed Chair in Standardization at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Gaël BLONDELLE

Vice President, Ecosystem Development

Eclipse Foundation Europe

Gaël BLONDELLE

VP, Ecosystem Development

Eclispe Foundation

Gaël Blondelle joined the Eclipse Foundation in 2013 where he is now Managing Director of Eclipse Foundation Europe GmbH and VP, Ecosystem Development, of the Eclipse Foundation. Gaël joined the Eclipse Foundation with the desire to help companies to work in open source as the best way to implement open innovation and open collaboration. Gaël has been involved in open source for more than 16 years in various roles, including as the co-founder of a startup developing an open source project, as a business developer of an open source systems integrator, and as a manager of a research project aiming to create an open source ecosystem for industrial players.
In 2021, he is the chair of the program committee of Open Source Experience in Paris.

David BOUCHER

Software tech lead

Centreon

As Centreon software tech lead, drawing from more than 15 years of engineering experience in the field, I manage technical projects for Centreon since August 2017, and am instrumental in adding strategic integration-ready functionalities within Centreon’s core solution. My expertise in C/C++ combined with a holistic knowledge in multiple Linux infrastructures allows me to successfully complete projects in monitoring and test driven development. I hold an MSc in Algorithmic Mathematics and have achieved the highest teaching degree in Mathematics.
Being a lifetime learner, I obtained two years ago a data science certification which is a program offered by the Grouping of National Economics and Statistics Schools in France.

Hervé BOUTEMY

Solutions Architect, EMEA chez Sonatype

Apache Foundation, Sonatype

Victory BROWN

UX/UI designer, Designer

Indian Open source foundation

My name is Victory Brown, a student of English Language in the University of Port Harcourt. I am a UX designer(research and writing) contributing to open source projects . I love analyzing and asking the questions ''why" and "how". I enjoy problem solving, advocating and also speaking for designers in Open source. I'm a member of the opensource design team, and also the Sustain Badges working group. I contribute to the Indian open source foundation, and a member of the Diversity and inclusion channel in Gnome. I love Chocolates, Jazz music and Classical music(mostly Beethoven). I also play Lawn tennis and love talking with new people over a cup of tea.

JULIEN CABIECES

GIS Developer

Oslandia

After more than 15 years of experience in C++/Qt/Python application development, I now use my skills to develop OpenSource GIS applications at Oslandia.

I am a regular contributor of QGIS and a strong supporter of open source GIS solutions (PostGIS, GDal, QGIS...)

Benjamin CABÉ

Principal Program Manager, Azure IoT

MICROSOFT

Benjamin is a technology enthusiast with a passion for empowering developers to build innovative solutions.
A long-time open source advocate, he co-founded the Eclipse IoT Working Group in 2011 and grew from scratch a vibrant open-source community of hundreds of developers and dozens of deeply engaged companies.
He is currently working at Microsoft as a Principal Program Manager for Azure IoT, where he is leading developer engagement initiatives with some of the top communities and companies in the embedded, AI, and open hardware space.

Thierry CARREZ

VP Engineering

Open Infrastructure Foundation

Thierry Carrez is the Vice-President of Engineering at the Open Infrastructure Foundation. A systems engineer by trade, he was involved in the inception of the OpenStack project, and still contributes to its governance and release management.

With a personal interest in the intersection of sociology and technology, Thierry spoke about open innovation and open source at various conferences around the world, including OSCON, LinuxCon, and FOSDEM. He was recognized as a Python Software Foundation fellow in 2012, and previously worked as the Technical lead for Ubuntu Server at Canonical, an operational manager for the Gentoo Linux Security Team, and an IT manager in various companies.

Philippe CARRÉ

Open Source Specialist

Nokia

Bertrand CASTAGNET

Managing Director

CATIE

After nearly 30 years spent in the research laboratories of a large group and managing electronics design offices, Bertrand Castagnet has been running CATIE for the past 7 years, a non-profit association that he created with the support of the New Aquitaine region. With a staff of around fifty experts, CATIE's mission is to help smaller companies understand and integrate new digital technologies. Because innovation in digital technology is driven by usage and multi-technology integration, CATIE has opted for an original organisation that aims to decompartmentalise and combine three major skills that generally operate in silos: Human Factors and Cognition, Data-Sciences and Embedded Technologies.

Robin CHAMPSEIX

Data scientist

OCTO Technology

Data science consultant and contributor @association Aura

Laurent CHARLES

CEO

Enalean

Co-founder and CEO of Enalean, I spent the first 16 years of my career in technology companies looking for ways to develop good software. I have been interested in innovative processes to implement, in the best practices of the free and open source world, and in particular in agility since 2005. This led me to create Tuleap, to support manufacturers in their agile and digital transformation.

Amel CHARLEUX

Maître de Conférences

Université de Montpellier

Philippe CHARRIÈRE

Technical Account Manager

GitLab

Nicolas CHAUVAT

CEO

Logilab

Founder and CEO of Logilab, that has been pionneering Free Software, Python and Semantic Web in France for the past 20 years.

Sihem CHERRARED

R&D engineer

Alter way

Sihem Cherrared received a master degree in Networks and Distributed systems from the University of Science and Technology, Algeria, in 2015, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Orange labs, INRIA lab and the University of Rennes 1 in 2020. She has experience from academia research, telecom industry, machine learning, network automation, and data analysis applied to network vulnerabilities (faults and intrusions) detection and recovery. At Alter Way, she is currently working as a R&D Engineer on data management pipelines and machine learning projects, highlighting multiple network use cases such as Cloud costs simulation.

Jonathan CLARKE

Créateur & Organisateur principal

Devops REX, Rudder

Simon CLAVIER

Stratégie Open Source, Direction Générale e.SNCF

SNCF / TOSIT

Simon CLAVIER

Open Source Strategist and Community Activist

SNCF RESEAU

whose backgound is electrical and biomedical engineering before specialising on IT, through a wide diversity of missions, from development to governance through sysadmin. He is working for SNCF Group since 2007 and in 2013 achieved a MBA focused on Systemic and new kinds of management and organizations and became the "Open Source Strategist". He is since convinced these two sujects are key factors of a successfull and sustainable digital transformation, as you have to act with people through a «reinvented organization » [1] and chose technologies you are able to control. He is a cross-entreprises cooperation activist on Open Source : VP of the "French-Speaking PostgreSQL Cross-Enterprise Work Group" [2] , VP of TOSIT (The Open Source I Trust) [3] and recently VP of IMA (Innovation Makers Alliance) [4].
1. https://www.reinventingorganizations.com
2. http://entreprises.postgresql.fr
3. https://tosit.fr
4. https://www.ima-dt.org

Julien CLOAREC

Privacy and AI Researcher

Université Laval (Canada)

Julien Cloarec is a privacy and AI researcher at Université Laval (Canada) and a former engineer in computer science. His research deals with the impact of big data and artificial intelligence on marketing and information systems. His work has been presented at numerous conferences, including those of the American Marketing Association, the Association for Consumer Research, the European Marketing Academy, and the European Group for Organizational Studies. He has also presented his work at the invitation of various institutions: Temple University (USA), York University (Canada), Cass Business School (UK), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) and Universidad de la Sabana (Colombia). He was the recipient of a fellowship from the Association for Consumer Research and was awarded the prize for the best thesis in management science by the French Foundation for Management Education (FNEGE).

Alexis COMTE

Data Scientist collaborator

Association Aura

Passionate about computer science, I switched to data science in order to get closer to subjects that really interest me. I am a contributor to the Aura project.

Bruno CORNEC

Open Source Technology Strategist

Bruno Cornec has been managing various Unix systems since 1987 and Linux since 1993 (0.99pl14).
Bruno first worked 8 years around Software Engineering and Configuration Management Systems in Unix environments.

Since 1995, he is Open Source and Linux (OSL) Strategist and Evangelist, initially for an HPE reseller and now for Hewlett Packard Enterprise directly in the Customer Innovation Center. Bruno is also HPE WW Linux Community Lead.

Bruno is a contributor in various OSL projects: MondoRescue, Mageia, LinuxCOE, Tellico, FOSSology. He is also project leader for MondoRescue (GPL disaster recovery solution), project-builder.org (GPL build service), python-redfish.

As part of his work he has made numerous presentations for LinuxCon (EMEA and NA), Linux.Conf.au, OSCON, Fosdem, Paris OSS...

Bruno also likes early music, singing and playing recorder

Angelo CORSARO

CTO

ADLINK Technology Inc.

Angelo Corsaro, Ph.D. is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at ADLINK Technology Inc. where he looks after corporate technology strategy and innovation, leads the Advanced Technology Office and the Software and Technology Business Unit.

Angelo is a world top expert in edge/fog computing and a well known researcher in the area of high performance and large scale distributed systems. Angelo has over 100 publications on referred journals, conferences, workshops, and magazines. Angelo has co-authored over ten international standards.

Laurent COSTY

Vice-President

April

Associative executive and leader of the free association group of April; group whose purpose is to build bridges between free software and the associative world.

Stéphane COULEAUD

CEO

Webmecanik

Stephane Couleaud is the founder and president of Webmecanik. Since 2015 Webmecanik Automation has been offering an alternative to proprietary and expensive automation marketing solutions such as Marketo, Oracle Eloqua, Salesforce Pardot or Hubspot. Stéphane is also the co-author of the reference book "Marketing Automation, please your customers, accelerate your business".

Coralie COUSIN

Data scientist

Makina Corpus

Future engineer graduated in Computer Science and Statistics at Polytech Lille, Coralie Cousin is currently an intern in the field of data science at Makina Corpus.

Cédric DARBON

Responsable pôle GeoData

Atol CD

Cédric intervient en gestion de projets sur les dossiers “applications métiers” chez Atol CD. Il a par exemple travaillé pour l’ANFR, au développement de REMOcRA et sur un plugin carto pour Pentaho. Avec une approche pragmatique basée sur le besoin client, il intervient également en avant-vente sur des applications cartographiques notamment. Il dit volontiers qu’il n’est pas “un féru de code ou de technique”, ce qui compte pour lui, c’est la satisfaction du client !

Mathieu DARTIGUES

Web developer

Makina Corpus

He is one of the experts in Web development, and also gives training within Makina Sapiens as well as at the engineering school ENSEEIHT (N7) of Toulouse within the Fullstack course (JavaScript, VueJS, CI / CD, quality with TU and E2E).

Carine DENGLER

Software developer

Logilab

Olga DERNOVAYA

CMO and Change Management Projects

CEO Vision

After her studies in International Management-Marketing, with an attraction for new collaborative technologies, Olga joined CEO-Vision (2014), publisher of GoFAST Digital Workplace. The objective being to support the development of the company and Change Management services to customer-users. Olga has contributed to the strong growth of the editor (> 50%/year), which meets the needs of major accounts and prestigious administrations in France (e.g. AIFE-Ministry of Finance, Departments, Regions, Town Halls...) and abroad (e.g. AMRTP, Belgian Federal Agency Enabel...). Today, Olga is an expert in digital transformation and project management. She is a partner of the company and manages complex projects around the deployment of the GoFAST platform, the replacement of the file server, the exit of GAFAMs such as MS SharePoint-Office365-Teams, and the implementation of telework which has taken a central dimension since the beginning of the health crisis.

Fabrice DEWASME

Directeur Innovation

Smile

fabrice DEWASMES

Chief technology and innovation officer

Smile

Ex founder and CEO of neopixl, a mobile apps agency, a great deal of my past experience has been on Java -as programmer and architect- but as an Electronics, Informatics and Signal & Systems engineer, I have also got my hands 'dirty' in thrilling embedded real time C & assembler projects and writing of drivers for Linux.
Open Source addict, I've been using it since the beginning of my work experience. I've been involved in Open Source whether as a contributor (Jakarta Slide, OsWorkflow, Shark), project creator (Eclipse JWT), or 'evangelist' (Linux solutions, ObjectWeb Con, 01 seminaries,…). I've been also providing OS services for over 10 years now (part of this activity was the Open Wide in France), working tightly with OS communities such as OW2 and Eclipse.

Specialties: management, consulting, tech, innovation, IoT, mobile, a bit of ML and beer crafting 🍺and drummer 🥁

Jean-Sebastien DIEU

Capital Fund Management, Architect

Capital Fund Management

Jean-Sébastien est depuis 4 ans architecte/chef de projet multi-casquettes au sein de l'IT de Capital Fund Management, un hedge fund qui met la recherche et la technologie au centre de sa stratégie. Fort de plus de 15 ans d'expérience dans l'IT/IS, il a été développeur chez Dassault Système, Neoxam et Tech Lead à la Société Générale. Après une intense période en C++ il a découvert Python il y a une dizaine d'année pour vraiment le mettre en pratique industriellement il y a 5 ans. Séduit par les capacités du langage, il a souhaité aller plus loin que de petites contributions et a travaillé à ouvrir son projet Pytest-Monitor, y voyant un intérêt au delà de l'utilisation interne chez CFM. Cette première contribution ayant été bien accueillie, il a décidé de libérer aussi Monitor Server API. Toujours en quête du meilleur outil pour ses projets , il n'hésite pas à contribuer aux outils existants voire à en créer quand il ne trouve pas le bon.

Sébastien DINOT

technical expert

CS GROUP

Sébastien Dinot has been involved in open source since 1998. He provides CS GROUP's teams and clients with support in the technical, legal, community and economic dimensions of free software, and assists them in releasing software, developing its governance and animating it. He is the author of CS GROUP's open source governance and a member of the committee that oversees the release of software developed by CS GROUP and the company's contributions to other software.

Ludovic DUBOST

CEO

XWiki

Creator of XWiki and CEO of XWiki SAS, Ludovic has been the gentle organizer of the XWiki SAS company for 16 years. XWiki SAS, only building free & open-source software leads the development of the XWiki Software used by thousands of organizations and helps companies and organizations all over the world organize, share, and collaborate on content. XWiki also leads the development of CryptPad (https://cryptpad.fr), the first end-to-end encrypted Collaboration Suite. A graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (X90) and Telecom Paris (95), Ludovic Dubost started his career as a software architect for Netscape Communications Europe. He then joined NetValue as CTO, a company doing online usage analysis. He left NetValue after the company was purchased by Nielsen/NetRatings, before creating the XWiki Open Source software and launching XWiki SAS in 2004. Ludovic has been a speaker at various events including Paris Open Source Summit, FOSDEM, OW2 Conference, RMLL, Capitole du Libre, speaking about Collaboration Software, Financing FLOSS software and Privacy Solutions. He also is a member of Systematic Paris Region Open Source Hub committee and the OpenFoodFacts board.

Cedric DUPREZ

Database referent

IGN

Database referent at the National Institute for Geographic and Forestry Information (IGN).
DBA, data administrator, trainer of the DBAs of the IGN.
Member of the PostgreSQL inter-company group (PGGTIE).

Jean-Christophe ELINEAU

CEO

NAOS

CEO NAOS
Co-président programme POSS2016

Stéfane FERMIGIER

Co-President

CNLL

Stéfan FERMIGIER

Co-founder and co-chairman

CNLL

Stefane Fermigier is a French tech entrepreneur and open source advocate. He is the founder and CEO of Abilian, a company which develops enterprise information management solutions based on open source software. Previously, he founded Nuxeo in 2000, a company which was sold in 2021 for M$150 .

He has co-founded organisations dedicated to developing the open source ecosystem in France and Europe:

- EUCLIDIA (2021)
- APELL (2020)
- The PyData Paris / PyParis conference (2014)
- CNLL (2010)
- GTLL (2007)
- The Open World Forum conference (2008)
- EuroLinux (2000)
- AFUL (1998)

He's also the founder or a co-founder of several open source projects, including:

- 2016: Olapy (Python-based business analytics)
- 2012: Abilian SBE (Python-based social business platform)
- 2009: Apache Stanbol (content analysis)
- 2009: Apache Chemistry (CMIS implementations in several languages)
- 2007: Nuxeo EP (Java-based ECM platform)
- 2002: Nuxeo CPS (Python based collaboration suite)

Pierre FICHEUX

CTO

Pierre FICHEUX is currently CTO at Smile-ECS, a software service company specialized in open source technologies.
Pierre is also a teacher and manager for the GISTRE (Génie Informatique des Systèmes Temps Réel et Embarqués) speciality at EPITA, a famous french school of computer science.
He's also author of 4 editions of "Linux embarqué" (Embedded Linux), a reference book about building and using Embedded Linux systems (Eyrolles editions).

Sylvain GARCIA

CCO and Partner

BlueMind

Sylvain Garcia is sales director and partner of BlueMind.
Trained as a system and network engineer, he participated in the largest Opensource messaging projects in France as an integrator and technical expert before switching to the commercial side.
Passionate about messaging, his functional and relational expertise allows him to distribute and support BlueMind projects in France and abroad.

Teresa GOMEZ-DIAZ

Research Engineer

CNRS

T. Gomez-Diaz is a CNRS engineer at the Gaspard-Monge Computer Laboratory (LIGM) since 2002, where her mission is to make LIGM software visible and accessible. She participates in the improvement of the conditions of development and dissemination of this software, and had a similar role at the national level, during her participation in the PLUME Project (2007-2013), where she launched and contributed to the catalogue of research software.

She has worked in several laboratories and companies in the fields of mathematics and computer science in France, Spain and Great Britain, and has been an Expert for the European Commission in the fields of Infrastructure and Open Science.

Together with Prof. Tomas Recio (University of Nebrija, Madrid), she proposed the CDUR protocol for the evaluation of research software and a definition of Open Science that emphasizes the objective of making scientific outputs visible, accessible and reusable.

Gilles GRAVIER

Director, Senior Advisor

Wipro

Gilles is Director and a senior open source strategy advisor in Wipro's Open Source Consulting Practice. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, he provides open source and blockchain strategy consulting and advisory services to Wipro's key customers worldwide. He has a pragmatic approach to open source, and regularly advises global companies, start-up, and venture capitalists on open source strategy, licensing issues, business models...

Gilles GRAVIER

Director, Senior Advisor

Wipro

Gilles is Director and a senior open source strategy advisor in Wipro's Open Source Consulting Practice. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, he provides open source and blockchain strategy consulting and advisory services to Wipro's key customers worldwide.

He has a pragmatic approach to open source, and regularly advises global companies, start-up, and venture capitalists on open source strategy, licensing issues, business models...

Jacob GREEN

Founder

MOSSLABS

Nicolas GREKAS

Principal Engineer

Symfony

Nicolas works as Principal Engineer at Symfony, the company. Before, he was CTO for Blackfire.io, the PHP profiler that we were all missing. He started sending pull requests to Symfony by the end of 2013 and since nobody told him to stop, he ended up being a core team member & top-ranking contributor. He likes figuring out how to take the most out of the PHP engine, optimizing CI matrices and removing lines of code.

Alice GRIPPON

Director of Outreach and Partnerships

Programme Vitam

Alice GRIPPON is an archivist by training and holds a master's degree in organisational management from the IAE in Paris, with a specialisation in associative organisations. She worked for almost 15 years at the Association of French Archivists before joining the Vitam 2019 Programme as Director of Dissemination and Partnerships. She leads the Users' Club and coordinates internal and external communication activities.

Laurent GRUBER

CEO

Claroline

Laurent is the CEO / CTO of Claroline since 2015, he is basically a GNU/Linux system administrator and a science teacher in college. This gives him a technical and a functional hat on the application domain (LMS) of Claroline

Célya GRUSON-DANIEL

praticienne-chercheuse et consultante

Inno3

Paula GRZEGORZEWSKA

Conseillère politique

OpenForum Europe

Paula GRZEGORZEWSKA

Senior Policy Advisor

OpenForum Europe

Paula Grzegorzewska is a Senior Policy Advisor at OpenForum Europe. She is engaged in topics such as Open Source Software, ethical and trustworthy AI, Open Source Hardware and blockchain. Paula is one one the authors of the study on the impact of Open Source for the European Commission. Before, she supported women in closing the gender gap in ICT and entrepreneurship with an NGO in Luxembourg. She has a keen interest in ways that technology can be open, equal, sustainable and beneficial for the society.

Sébastien GÉRARD

Directeur de recherche

CEA

Loïc HAMELIN

Project Manager

SNCF RESEAU

I have a Master's degree in Industrial Systems Engineering and have been with the SNCF group for over 20 years.
After nearly 15 years of operational experience, I joined the operational engineering department, first at Systra and then at SNCF Réseau. By joining DGEX Solutions, I was able to design and develop various simulation and optimisation tools. Today, I am the project manager of a simulation tool to design tomorrow's rail transport services.

Leslie HAWTHORN

Office of CTO, Vertical Community Strategy Lead

Red Hat

An internationally known open source strategist and community engagement expert, Leslie Hawthorn has spent her career creating, cultivating, and enabling open source communities. She has driven open source strategy in Fortune 10 companies, pre-IPO startups, and Foundation Boards including senior roles at Red Hat, Google, the Open Source Initiative, and Elastic. She currently leads the team responsible for vertical community strategy within Red Hat’s Open Source Program Office in the Office of the CTO.
A frequent speaker on all topics open source and digital transformation, Leslie enjoys dreaming about how open source and open standards can create citizen-centric Smart Cities. Born and raised in Silicon Valley, Leslie has called Europe since 2014 and resides in Bonn, Germany with her daughter, their two canaries, Elle and Nana, and a small cat named Fee.

Anita IHUMAN

Software developer

I am Anita ihuman. A software developer(ReactJS) from Nigeria. I am passionate about advocating for open source and I love sharing my knowledge through technical writing.

Matt JARVIS

Senior Developer Advocate

Snyk

Matt Jarvis is a Senior Developer Advocate at Snyk. Matt has spent more than 15 years building products and services around open source software, on everything from embedded devices to large scale distributed systems. Most recently he has been focused on the open cloud infrastructure space, and in emerging patterns for cloud native applications. Matt is a regular speaker at conferences across the world, including Open Infrastructure Summit, FOSDEM and All Things Open, a past winner of the OpenStack Outstanding Community Contributor award, and in 2021 was named one of the Top 100 influencers in Open Technologies in the UK. Matt is also a board director of OpenUK, and the founder of Cloud Native Manchester and Cloud Natives UK.

Benjamin JEAN

CEO

Inno³

Benjamin Jean is a lawyer specialising in intellectual property and founder of the firm Inno³. He specialises in the management of intellectual property in the context of open models (Open Source, Open Data, Open Hardware, interoperability or more generally Open Innovation and Open Access).
For more than fifteen years, he has worked mainly on the new uses and collaborations that are developing around creation and innovation (Open Source, Open Data or more generally the whole movement in favour of open innovation).

Etienne JULIOT

Co-founder

Obeo

Co-founder of Obeo, he is now vice-president of the company, in charge of sales.

A graduate of the Master's degree in Software Architecture from the University of Nantes, Etienne Juliot has more than 20 years of experience in the field of software engineering and MDE.

Very involved in several Open Source communities such as Eclipse and PolarSys, he is an international speaker and a member of the board of the Eclipse Foundation.

Bertrand KELLER

Serving the public good

Several years of accumulating experience and now helping to improve the state's approach.

Dimitri KOKKONIS

Software QA Engineer

AdaCore

Born in Greece; came to France to study at Polytech Tours, then at Polytech Sorbonne (ex UPMC). I have a degree in Embedded Systems Engineering and work at AdaCore as a Software QA engineer.

Philippe KRIEF

Research Relations Director

Eclispe Foundation

Philippe Krief is the Research Relations Director of the Eclipse Foundation. He is a project leader, expert in open-source, object-oriented design, embedded development, development tools, and the Agile-Scrum development process. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science, option Artificial Intelligence and Integrated Development Environments from University Paris VIII, France in 1990.
He has a passion for Eclipse since its beginning, early 2000 when he was involved in the early versions of the Eclipse platform. Before joining the Eclipse Foundation staff, he worked 18 years for IBM as Senior Architect, Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management evangelist, and R&D Development Manager.
Today, Philippe is supervising 8 European research projects (H2020, ITEA3 & ECSEL), mainly for dissemination, community building, and open-source best practices tasks.

René KRIEGLER

Director E-commerce

OpenSource Connections

René leads OSC’s e-commerce practice. He has worked in search for almost 15 years, including projects for top 10 German e-commerce sites. His technological focus is on open source search technologies such as Solr, Elasticsearch and Lucene. He maintains the Querqy library for query rewriting and is co-initiator of the Chorus project, an open source software stack for search. René is co-founder and main organiser of MICES, a community event on e-commerce search.

Denis LAFONT-TREVISAN

Enterprise & Open Source

Freelance.com

Denis Lafont-Lafont is a tech executive and former VC with a focus on open-source in the enterprise world. He is now at Freelance.com, a French company helping Fortune 2000 enterprises to find the best contractors.

Tobie LANGEL

Principal

UnlockOpen

Tobie Langel is the founder of UnlockOpen, a boutique consulting firm that helps large organizations build a strong open source culture and leverage it to recruit, retain, and foster top software engineering talent, improve team efficiency and boost innovation.

His clients include companies such as Google, Microsoft, Intel, Mozilla, Coil, or Airtable.

Tobie is the facilitator of AMP’s Advisory Committee, a voting member of the OpenJS Foundation Cross Project Council, sits on the Advisory Council of OASIS Open Projects, and is a Founding Member of the Organization for Ethical Source.

Previously, he was a member of Facebook’s Open Source and Web Standards team, and was Facebook’s Advisory Committee representative at W3C.

Tobie Langel is known for having co-maintained the Prototype JavaScript Framework. He also edited a number of Web standards, including WebIDL, and led W3C’s Web platform testing effort.

Severine LAUGIER

CEO et gestion de projets

AdmanTic

Fabrice LE FESSANT

Co-founder & CTO

OCamlPro

Fabrice founded OCamlPro in 2011, a company that helps companies use OCaml in industrial projects, with prestigious clients such as Jane Street, the Citrix Xen Team, Esterel Technologies, MERCE, Samsung and Facebook, the Tezos Foundation, with the implementation of its prototype of Tezos from 2014 to 2018. He created Origin Labs in 2019, to develop the Dune Network blockchain, a fork of Tezos. A Former Computer Scientist at INRIA, Fabrice worked on improving Programming Languages, especially statically-typed functional languages, and Distributed Systems, in particular peer-to-peer networks.
He developed several open-source and free softwares, mostly in OCaml: JoCaml, MLdonkey (multiprotocol p2p client), MNPlight (jailbroken iPhone must-have), LAMP (Linux Animation and Movie Player, in C++). Fabrice has long been a member of the IRILL lab on Open-Source software, and a member of the steering committee of the open-source hub at Systematic.

Jonathan LE LOUS

Field CTO

Capgemini

Jonathan LE LOUS

Field CTO

Capgemini

VP Cloud/DevOps @ Paris Open source Summit 2019; Open Source Contributor for 15 years; France/Canada. For 15 years I have been passionate helping organizations being LeanAgile and modernizing their App Portfolios and Software Development Life Cycle. Using DevOps, Cloud, PaaS, Containers, Microservices, API we have been succeeding to increase delivery velocity and reducing Infrastructure TCO. Passionate by Open Source, as a pragmatic leader I'm used to working with partners and technologies from everywhere (Community, Red Hat/IBM, Anthos, GCP, AWS, Azure...) and building bridges between traditional IT and innovative approaches.

Hervé LECLERC

CTO (Directeur Technique Groupe)

Alter way

Nicolas LEPAGE

Developper

Zenika

I'm a passionate developer, currently employed at Zenika IT.

I like to get involved in long-term projects, where I can improve people's daily lives with custom software fitting their needs.

Jielei LI

Cognitive software engineer In Orange

Orange

Cognitive software engineer In Orange

David MARGERY

Responsable du programme logiciels phares Inria, InriaSoft

Laurent MARIE

CEO

Worteks

Yohann MARTIN

Database expert

MAIF

Bérengère MATHIEU

data scientist

Makina Corpus

Bérengère MATHIEU, PhD in "image, information and hypermedia" works as a Data Scientist in the data science expertise centre of Makina Corpus. She uses her mastery of the various data science techniques to industrialise projects integrating AI by working in collaboration with the teams of experts in Web development.

Loïc MATHIEU

Consultant and Trainer

Zenika

Consultant trainer at Zenika Lille. Loïc carries out various missions around Java, JVM, solution architecture and performance. Neither the Cloud, nor Kubernetes, nor Kafka scare him; he likes challenges and learning new things. Quarkus contributor for more than 2 years, he contributes to several extensions and regularly talks about Quarkus (and other topics) in meetups or conferences and even sometimes on his blog.

Nicolas MATTIOCCO

CEO

Patrowl

Nicolas is an information security expert since 13 years and was involved in various security consulting engagements, from penetration tests to global risk assessments and security operations implementation. Today, he is currently working as a red teamer and in automating security operations at a large scale with open-source and Patrowl.io solutions.

Bertrand MAUGAIN

Co-CEO,

Ibexa

I have an engineering background in Telecommunications and Computer Science from INSA Lyon, and joined Ibexa’s precursor, eZ systems, in 2004. Today, as co-CEO, I have overall responsibility of all commercial and business developments activities in the different markets Ibexa operates in. A passionate advocate on evolving trends in digital experiences, business transformation and business model innovation, I love to write and present on these subjects and I enjoy helping Ibexa’s clients grow and transform their businesses.

Benoit MAUJEAN

Gloabl Head of Research

Technicolor Creative Studios

Graduated from École Supérieure des Ingénieurs de Marseille and École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Benoit Maujean is dealing with the general management of R&D team and projects supervising, to enable the development of innovative services and production solutions. Benoit is also a board member of Cap Digital, the French business cluster for digital and ecological transformation.

Lillie MAZITOVA

E-Commerce Expert and Web / Technical Project Manager

Rocket Conseil

An expert in e-commerce, its automation and agile project management, Lillie helps her clients to:
– define their e-commerce visual and ergonomic needs by writing a technical and functional project scope;
– optimize user experience through site mapping, prototyping, wireframing;
– establish their brand identity with custom made UX / UI design in line with current market trends;
– create engaging online experiences with responsive or mobile-first web development;
– determine operational workflow;
– decrease operational costs with automation functionalities;
– increase customer retention rate with digital tools;
– resolve conversion funnels problems;
– go global with cross-border e-commerce.

Currently Lillie is Web & E-commerce Project Manager at Rocket Conseil, a web studio based in Paris, France.

Simona MERIAM

Big Data Engineer

Nielsen Marketing Cloud

Simona Meriam is a Big Data Engineer at Nielsen Marketing Cloud, where she specializes in research and development of solutions for big data infrastructures using cutting-edge technologies such as Spark, Kafka, and Elasticsearch.

Rishabh MISRA

Machine Learning Engineer

Twitter

Rishabh has a Masters in CS from the University of California San Diego and currently works at Twitter as an ML Engineer in the Timelines Quality team. He's passionate about identifying and tackling novel and practical problems using his ML expertise and his contributions have led to several research publications in competitive ML conferences like RecSys, ACL, and WSDM. The datasets he collected as part of his research have been very well received by the ML community. He was recently ranked in the top 20 dataset contributors on the Kaggle platform and his dataset on Sarcasm Detection was also used in Deeplearning.ai's Natural Language Processing in TensorFlow course on Coursera for teaching purposes. He also likes to explain convoluted concepts in an accessible manner and has written several blogs with the TowardDataScience online publication.

Personal Website: https://rishabhmisra.github.io/

Jehan MONNIER

Manager & co-founder

Belledonne Communications

Jehan Monnier, a graduate of ENSERG in Architecture of Digital Information Processing Systems, began his career in 1999 in the telecommunications division of Hewlett-Packard in Grenoble. He specialised in writing voice over IP server software based on the brand new SIP signalling protocol. In 2010 he founded Belledonne Communications with Simon Morlat, the author of the free software Linphone, to devote himself fully to the development of open source software in the telecommunications sector.

Antoine MOTTIER

CTO

OW2

Camille MOULIN

Consultant

Inno³

Yannick MOY

Static Analysis Lead

AdaCore

Juan NAVAS

Modelling & Simulation Lead Expert

Thales

Juan Navas is a Systems Architect with 15-years’ experience on performing Systems Engineering activities and implementing innovative engineering practices in multiple organizations. He currently leads the Modelling & Simulation team at Thales Corporate Engineering and dedicates most of his time to expertise and consulting for Thales business units and other organizations worldwide, accompanying managers and architects when implementing MBSE practices. He holds a PhD on embedded software engineering, a MSc Degree on control and computer science, and Electronics and Electrical Engineering Degrees.

Francois NOLLEN

IA & Bots

e.Voyageurs SNCF

François Nollen est responsable opérationnel des équipes Bots & IA chez e.Voyageurs SNCF.

Une cinquantaine de personnes conçoivent, développent et exploitent des agents conversationnels comme le bot OUI.sncf ou AlloCovid parmi les plus connus, ainsi que d’autres services IA autour du traitement du langage naturel et l’apprentissage automatique.

François est également committer et contributeur actif de la plateforme Open Source « Tock : The Open Conversation Kit » (https://doc.tock.ai).

Anthony NOWOCIEN

PostgreSQL expert

Société Générale

I have worked with databases since the start of my career, starting with proprietary solutions before coming (and staying) within opensource ones. I am working full time on PostgreSQL and have been serving for the last 4 years as the secretary of the PostgreSQL FR association.

Clément OUDOT

Identity Solution Manager

Worteks

clement OUDOT

Identity Solution Manager

Worteks

Identity Management expert

Aline PAPONAUD

CTO

Adelean

CTO of Adelean, working with search and providing consulting services and expertise around Elasticsearch, Lucene and Solr. She brings her energy to leveraging search engines, as they become more and more essential in every domain.

Lancelot PECQUET

Chercheur, enseignant et consultant

Will Strategy

Lancelot PECQUET est consultant en stratégie et management depuis 2006, co-fondateur (2011) et président du cabinet Will Strategy qui a réalisé l'enquête sur l’état des lieux de la filière open source en France 2020/2021 pour le CNLL.

Il est également chercheur et eneignant depuis 1998 (universités Paris Sorbonne, Paris Est, Nanterre, Berkeley, Sydney, Poitiers, Inria, Bell Labs, Polytechnique, CentraleSupelec, Institut Mines-Télécom, ESSEC, Sciences Po, ENA…), maître de conférences en informatique et mathématiques et doctorant en psychologie (Université Paris Nanterre).

Il est également président d’Inria Alumni (28 000+ experts en sciences du numérique).

Yannig PERRE

sysops

AIOS

As a system and application server administrator for many years, I have specialised in server management and continuous application deployment. I use this know-how in the implementation of monitoring tools, facilities management, resilience and scalability. I am also the author of books on Ansible and Kubernetes published by ENI.

Simon PHIPPS

Managing Director

Meshed Insights

Doing open source governance before it was cool.
See https://webmink.com/about

Vincent PICAVET

CEO

Oslandia

Vincent Picavet is an engineer in applied mathematics. After several years working in satellite imagery, he dedicated himself to Geographic Information Systems, designing and implementing spatial data infrastructures with opensource tools. He founded Oslandia in 2009, providing open source GIS services. Vincent is a regular speaker at French and international conferences, such as PGConf.eu, FOSS4G, and other events related to spatial data infrastructures and open source software.

Marc PIERROT DESEILLIGNY

research director

IGN

Marc Pierrot Deseilligny is a research director at the Institut National de l'Information Gépgraphique et Forestière where he has held several positions as a researcher and research manager.

For more than 30 years, his research has focused on image analysis in order to automate the creation of geographic information and more particularly on photogrammetry (3D modelling from stereoscopic images). He is the initiator and coordinator of the open-source photogrammetry project MicMac.

David PILATO

Developer & Evangelist

elastic

David Pilato discovered Elasticsearch project in 2011. After contributed to the project and created open source plugins for it, David joined elastic the company in 2013 where he is Developer and Evangelist. He also created and still actively managing the French spoken language User Group. At elastic, he mainly worked on Elasticsearch source code, specifically on open-source plugins. In his free time, he likes talking about elasticsearch in conferences or in companies (Brown Bag Lunches AKA BBLs - https://www.elastic.co/blog/free-lunch-for-open-source-engineers). He is also author of FSCrawler (https://github.com/dadoonet/fscrawler) project which helps to index your pdf, open office, whatever documents in elasticsearch using Apache Tika behind the scene.

Arnaud PINIER

Chargé de mission

Délégation numérique Nouvelle Aquitaine

Audrey PLANTUREUX

Head of IP

OVHcloud

After ten years as an Intellectual Property lawyer with Ralph Lauren and BIC, where she developed her experience in IP portfolio management and anti-counterfeiting, Audrey decided to focus her expertise on new technologies by joining Sage, the world's 3rd largest editor of management software, in 2010, where she set up the IP Department, and OVHcloud since 2017, as Head of IP, in charge of capturing and protecting innovation and managing all the IP assets of the company.

Kamil POTREC

Senior Security Engineer

Snyk

Kamil Potrec is a Senior Security Engineer at Snyk, working on security around Kubernetes and cloud platforms. Kamil has spent most of his professional career in offensive security, testing and researching cloud native solutions. Now he uses his skillset to help others build more secure solutions in the cloud.

Lucian PRECUP

Principal Consultant, Search & Data

Adelean

Lucian Precup founded [Adelean](http://adelean.com) and offers, since 2010, consulting services and expertise around Elasticsearch, Lucene and Solr. He helps companies and associations building or improving their own search engines. Lucian's latest project is [a//.site](http://all.site), your collaborative search engine.

Jérôme QUÉVREMONT

RISC-V and open hardware project leader

Thales

Jérôme Quévremont is RISC-V and open hardware project leader at Thales Research and Technology (TRT), Palaiseau, France. He serves as the chair of the OpenHW Group Technical WG and the technical leader of the CVA6 (formerly ARIANE) application core project. He is also the chairman of the Functional Safety special interest group at RISC-V International. His past experience includes the development of telecom and security integrated circuits at Texas Instruments and Thales Communications then the management of a development lab specialized in secure- and crypto-chips, mostly in ASIC technologies. He joined TRT in 2020.

Jonathan RIVALAN

R&D - R&D Manager

Alter way

Jonathan Rivalan, is R&D manager at Alter Way. He has numerous experiences in leading R&D Open Source developments, including data management oriented topics, such as microservices data collection and scoring over time series. He is currently managing machine learning oriented topics, including an ongoing Phd thesis in the field of continuous optimisation through time series analysis.

Frédéric RODRIGO

OpenStreetMap Expert

Makina Corpus

Frédéric Rodrigo is one of the first OpenStreetMap contributor in France, the main maintainer of Osmose-QA an OpenStreetMap data Quality Assurance tool, co-funder of OpenStreetMap-France, was CTO and co-funder of Mapotempo a route planning optimizer and now OpenStreetMap Expert at Makina Corpus a service company in Libre software.

Erwan ROPARTZ

Software Architect

Orange

Passionate about software development and GIS, I have worked for more than 10 years for major accounts.
Since 2020, I have been working as a Software Architect on the development of Orange's OpenSource mapping platform.

Bernhard ROSENKRANZER

Toolchain architect

Huawei

Bernhard "bero" Rosenkränzer has been a Linux developer ever since he became curious about a stack of 84 floppy disks in the first half of the 1990s.
Some of his code can be found in anything from the Linux kernel to the KDE Plasma user interface.
He is currently a principal architect at Huawei's Open Source Technology Center, and a cofounder of OpenMandriva.
Previous workplaces include Linaro and Red Hat.

Romain RUAUD

Architect - Head of Product

elastic

Working with Open Source software since 2007, I'm the Product Architect of ElasticSuite since several years.

Vincent RUBIOLO

Cloud Architect

IoT.bzh

Vincent holds a Master Degree in Engineering from the French Ecole des Mines de Nantes and has been in the embedded and cloud industry for 15 years.

He initially joined Windriver Systems to work on the debugging tools for the VxWorks operating system (dynamic module loading, multiprocessing, shells and interpreters).

In 2013, he relocated to San Francisco to join the Windriver Hypervisor team, then as a tech lead on the avionics-certified/DO-178C version of VxWorks, working in C, assembly and Python.

After that, he got the opportunity to join Datameer, an SF startup developing a new Apache Spark big data project. Part of the Datameer San Francisco engineering team, he built the cloud-enabled platform for this new tool using Java, React and Kubernetes (along with Helm and Terraform) running over Amazon EKS and Google GKE. It it this mix of cloud-based experience, along with the technical knowledge in the embedded industry that Vincent brings to Iot Bzh as Cloud Architect.

David SIMPLOT

Responsable Inria Academy

INRIA

Jean-Paul SMETS

CEO

Nexedi

Jean-Paul SMETS

Rapid.Space CEO

Nexedi

Founder of Rapid.Space and co-inventor of edge computing, Jean-Paul is promoting the development of converged cloud and vRAN industry based on radical transparency standards, a.ka. Hyper Open Cloud. Jean-Paul graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure with a PhD in computer science and from Ecole des Mines de Paris with a Master in Public Administration. He is the original author of Nexedi’s open source ERP5 and an active member of Free Software associations.

Jean-Paul SMETS

Rapid.Space CEO

Nexedi

Founder of Rapid.Space and co-inventor of edge computing, Jean-Paul is promoting the development of converged cloud and vRAN industry based on radical transparency standards, a.ka. Hyper Open Cloud. Jean-Paul graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure with a PhD in computer science and from Ecole des Mines de Paris with a Master in Public Administration. He is the original author of Nexedi’s open source ERP5 and an active member of Free Software associations.

Bogdan SUCACIU

Tech Lead | Author

Tech Lead by day, Author by night, Bogdan likes to experiment with cutting-edge technologies and teach about them. His favorite talking subjects are streaming data, event-driven architectures, distributed systems, and cloud technologies.

Speaker TBC

Cédric THOMAS

CEO

OW2

Cedric Thomas, is OW2 CEO. An IT industry veteran with twenty-five years of experience in strategic and marketing consulting for IT vendors and systems integrators, Cedric has masterminded the launch of the OW2 Consortium. Previously, as both an investor and a consultant with FronTier Associates, he actively took part in three IPOs, contributed to the launch of several technology start-ups, helped establish a start-up incubator in Paris and set up technology firms in Boston and San Francisco. Before that, he was VP and Research Director at PAC, an independent provider of consultancy and marketing studies for the IT industry. Cédric studied for his PhD in Economics at the Sorbonne and holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Paris. He teaches business strategy in several master programs.

Antoine THOMAS

Open Source Evangelist

PrestaShop

Open source evangelist at Prestashop, the open source ecommerce software. Founder of Une Jolie Musique, a not for profit studio using open source and open source based software only to record music and produce videos. I also teach and advise on open source, and write tutorials. Involved in various Open Source and Free Software projects and communities for many years. Ubuntu Studio co-founder.

Cédric THOMAS

CEO

OW2

Cedric Thomas, is OW2 CEO. An IT industry veteran with twenty-five years of experience in strategic and marketing consulting for IT vendors and systems integrators, Cedric has masterminded the launch of the OW2 Consortium. Previously, as both an investor and a consultant with FronTier Associates, the consulting company he founded in 1997, he actively took part in three IPOs, contributed to the launch of several technology start-ups, helped establish a start-up incubator in Paris and set up technology firms in Boston and San Francisco. Before that, he was VP and Research Director at PAC, an independent provider of consultancy and marketing studies for the IT industry where he established successful research programs in Open Systems, IT spending and Outsourcing. Cédric studied for his PhD in Economics at the Sorbonne and holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Paris. He has taught business strategy in several master programs.

Cédric THOMAS

Open Source Software for Information Systems

OW2

Cedric Thomas, is OW2 CEO. An IT industry veteran with twenty-five years of experience in strategic and marketing consulting for IT vendors and systems integrators, Cedric has masterminded the launch of the OW2 Consortium. Previously, as both an investor and a consultant with FronTier Associates, the consulting company he founded in 1997, he actively took part in three IPOs, contributed to the launch of several technology start-ups, helped establish a start-up incubator in Paris and set up technology firms in Boston and San Francisco. Before that, he was VP and Research Director at PAC, an independent provider of consultancy and marketing studies for the IT industry where he established successful research programs in Open Systems, IT spending and Outsourcing. Cédric studied for his PhD in Economics at the Sorbonne and holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Paris. He teaches business strategy in several master programs.

Slim TRABELSI

Senior Security Researcher

SAP

Slim Trabelsi is senior security researcher. With a strong background on privacy, data protection and social media security , he is currently focusing his research activities on cyber security, threat intelligence and surveillance. He is also acting as security expert for the EU commission for the H2020 program and the SME instrument. Before joining SAP in 2008, he received a Ph.D on Security for ubiquitous environments.

Cedric ULMER

Président

CNLL/FranceLabs

Valeriane VENANCE

Developer Evangelist

Twilio

Rémi VERCHÈRE

Consultant Cloud

At first I worked with Devs on embedded solutions, but as my positions changed I moved to Ops on various infrastructure solutions. For more than 10 years I worked with Devs and Ops, showing a willingness to offer choices around Open Source solutions. I have been a consultant for more than 3 years now, and bring to companies my know-how on automation and observability topics, as an Ops at the service of Devs.

Italo VIGNOLI

Marketing Lead

The Document Foundation

Italo VIGNOLI

Marketing Lead

The Document Foundation

Italo Vignoli is a founding member of The Document Foundation, President Emeritus of Associazione LibreItalia, a member of the Board of Directors of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and co-chair of the ODF Advocacy OASIS Open Project. He co-leads LibreOffice's marketing, public and media relations, co-chairs the certification programme and is the project spokesperson. He has contributed to major LibreOffice migration projects in Italy, and is a certified LibreOffice migrant and trainer.

Pierre VILLARD

Head of CaaS

Ilki

With a degree in computer engineering specialising in networks and virtualisation from Efrei, Pierre Villard has been working for Ilki for over three years.
Ambitious and invested in his work, he naturally turned to automation, containerisation and migration missions. The realization of his different missions allows him today to have a global approach of the development of a project. Passionate about the Devops environment, he regularly creates and delivers professional training courses (from the basics to expertise) around new technologies such as
Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible, Terraform while having a solid knowledge of legacy technologies.
Pierre is also the creator of Agorakube, the first and only French open source Kubernetes distribution certified by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
Pierre Villard is Principal Architect and Head of the CaaS offering at Ilki.

Robert VISEUR

Associate Professor

Faculté Warocqué d'Économie et de Gestion (UMONS)

Robert VISEUR is a lecturer and head of the ICT department at the Warocque Faculty of Economics and Management (UMONS).

Hong-Phuc VU

Ingénieur R&D

Alter way

Aurélien WATARE

Project Manager

RTE

After a master degree in electrical engineering I started to work at RTE in 2008 as a dispatcher in the grid control center. Since I wanted to know how it worked under the hood I moved to the R&D department to study the impact of RES (Renewable Energy Sources) on distance protections.
I did also some work on LPITs (Low Power Instrument Transformers) and HIL (Hardware in The Loop) simulation.
Since 2017 I’m working on virtualization/containerization of real-time and non-real-time automatons.
I’m currently in charge of the project that aim to develop, build, test and maintain a virtualized infrastructure for RTE next digital substation.

David.A WHEELER

Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security

Linux Foundation

Dr. David A. Wheeler is an expert on open source software (OSS) and on developing secure software. He is the Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security at the Linux Foundation and teaches a graduate course in developing secure software at George Mason University (GMU). Dr. Wheeler has a PhD in Information Technology, a Master's in Computer Science, a certificate in Information Security, a certificate in Software Engineering, and a B.S. in Electronics Engineering, all from George Mason University (GMU). He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He lives in Northern Virginia.

Chris WOODROW

Responsable Open Source

MAIF

Matt YONKOVIT

Head Of Open Source Strategy

Percona

Matt Yonkovit has been in the Open Source Database Community for over 15 years working for MySQL AB, Sun Microsystems, Mattermost, and Percona. Matt has held technical roles, management, and executive roles serving the open source community. He is currently serving as Percona's head of open source strategy and growth (the HOSS), focused on helping developers, architects, and DBA's get the most out of their open-source database investments no matter what database or how they use them. Matt lives in Raleigh NC.

Florent ZARA

Responsable Technique

Henix / LinuxFr

Florent Zara is a French & Canadian Engineer and has been involved, both personally and professionally, in the FLOSS community since 1999. He has been president of the Open World Forum 2014 edition and speaker at Paris Open Source summit, OpenExpoEurope and the Linux Foundation Open Source Summit. Today he is an admin at LinuxFr.org (reference french-speaking, community driven website about Free and Open Source software) and CTO and Open/Inner Source expert of Henix, editor of the Open Source quality software toolsuite Squashtest. He's been an Open Source advisor for large companies, helping them with governance, licensing as well as change management. Today at ENGIE Digital, he's the project leader of the Innersource initiative and also started a cross company workgroup on this topic. He also helps internal project who wants to go Inner/Open Source.

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