Danese Cooper

Danese Cooper
Open Source Diva, Open Source Hardware Association

Website | @DivaDanese

Danese Cooper, who joined REvolution in 2009, is a very well-known advocate for Open Source and transparent software development with a 20-year history in the software industry. In 1999, Danese became the first Chief Open Source Evangelist at Sun Microsystems and founded their Open Source Programs Office, taking a leading role in projects such as OpenOffice.org, java.net and blogs.sun.com. She joined the Board of the Open Source Initiative in December 2001 and currently serves as Secretary & Treasurer. She is also a Member of the Apache Software Foundation and serves on a special Advisory Board for Mozilla.org. In 2005 Danese joined Intel to advise on open source projects, investment and support. She speaks internationally on Open Source and Licensing issues.

Sessions

Business, Emerging Topics, Government, People
Location: Exhibit Hall 3
Danese Cooper (Open Source Hardware Association), Greg Elin (Sunlight Foundation), Brian Behlendorf (Mithril Capital Management LLC), Silona Bonewald (SLC), Michael Tiemann (Open Source Initiative)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
Panel of movers and shakers in the movement to open government using the principals of Open Source. Read more.
Business, Emerging Topics, People, Programming
Location: Ballroom A8
Danese Cooper (Open Source Hardware Association), David Smith (REvolution Computing)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 14 ratings)
Risk and chance play a huge part in our daily lives, yet the human brain doesn't come pre-loaded with the right software to make intuitive decisions about them. This talk is to provide some illumination in the basic principles to help you understand and quantify risk, and to introduce you to the open-source language R, an essential tool for finding statistical solutions to your own problems. Read more.
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • SourceForge.net
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Facebook
  • Gear6
  • Kaltura
  • Liferay
  • MindTouch
  • MySpace.com
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Symbian Foundation
  • Twilio
  • WSO2
  • Yabarana Corporation

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