GO Open Source is a global annual event designed to showcase the most innovative open source technologies and offer hands-on experiences around cutting edge OSS project.
In the current open-coding era, a growing ecosystem of innovators and developers are teaming up to build together the future of technology. GO Open Source was designed to celebrate the top open source projects with a mix of contributors, partners, community influencers, and customer.
Following the success of in Israel last year, we are excited to host Go Open Source in Tel Aviv for the second time, with international keynote speakers from the most exciting projects in the word.
We excited to host Damian Brady, Damian is a Cloud Developer Architect leading Microsoft’s open strategy and platform around Developers and DevOps, especially .Net Core and Visual Studio Code. Formerly a dev at Octopus Deploy and a Microsoft MVP, Damian is coming with a vast background in software development and consulting in a broad range of industries.
The event would also feature deep dive session and hand-on workshops delivered by leading worldwide distributors such as Red Hat, Pivotal, Docker, Cloudbees, SUSE and Elastic with local community speakers from Linnovate, Tech500 and Microsoft R&D Center.
***No weapons will be allowed to enter the event
Senior executive with 20+ years of experience in various sales and leadership roles.
Experience in leading sales teams and selling to Enterprise customer as well as working together and establishing strong relationships with strategic business partners (ISVs, Distributers, System Integrators, Resellers, etc.).
Amir is a 20 year veteran of the global B2B technology industry with diverse experience in developing and managing strategic alliances and channel partnerships. Currently, Amir works for SUSE Linux, from Zurich (Switzerland) as a business development executive, leading the strategic direction and execution in Israel for SUSE Linux.
Prior to that Amir led partnerships and alliances at AGT international, a leading IOT analytics company based in Zurich. Before joining AGT International, Amir led strategic alliances in EMEA at Microsoft as a Director for Strategic Alliances, Open Solutions Group, in EMEA. His focus areas and expertise is in IOT, open source technologies, cloud platforms, data center, virtualization and more.
He has an international background, having lived and worked in Switzerland, USA, Israel, and Australia.
Amir holds an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland; and a BA in Business Management & IT from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israe
Damian is a Cloud Developer Architect leading Microsoft’s open strategy and platform around Developers and DevOps, especially .Net Core and Visual Studio Code. Formerly a dev at Octopus Deploy and a Microsoft MVP, Damian is coming with a vast background in software development and consulting in a broad range of industries.
Around the open source community in the world, he is a regular speaker at conferences, User Groups, and other global, and is an occasional guest on various podcasts like The DevOps Lab and Hanselminutes.
Jose Miguel is an open source enthusiast with over 15 years of experience with Linux as a sysadmin, solutions architect and Debian Developer. He joined Microsoft in 2010 to lead the Open Source engineering team as part of the Azure team, sitting right where Linux and the cloud meet. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jose Miguel led design and architecture of the national Linux operating system of Venezuela (where he’s originally from, but he lives in Seattle today) with over 2M end users today.
James Grehan is currently running Hortonworks’ business for EMEA South. James lives in Madrid and is 1 part Irish, 1 part Spanish and probably 2 parts world traveler. Doesn’t add up? Think out-of-the-box to enjoy such a rapid growing and fast evolving industry. Ask James later about how AI, IOT or Machine Learning are changing the world.
I have 8 years of experience in sales, consulting and management roles in Microsoft international (Western Europe and Central Eastern Europe) and subsidiary organizations with a proven track record.
I’m experienced in leading teams, both cross-group teams as well international teams across multiple geographies and cultures.
I have strong IT background with over 10 years of experience in Artificial Intelligence, from technical knowledge to experience how Artificial Intelligence can help drive Digital Transformation of business at our customers.
I am part of “High Potentials” (HiPo) program, which is a Microsoft wide program for Top Talents.
Specialties: Sales Management, International Team Management, Digital Transformation, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Big Data.
Seasoned sales executive.
Managing a very successful business portfolio for some of global leading Open Source vendors : Redhat, MongoDB, HortonWorks, Liferay, LinBit, ,GitHub and more.
Full responsibility from go to market plan to marketing, sales, pre-sales ,post sales and support.
Leading a wining team of sales and tech professionals.
Managing the Matrix Open-Source CoE (Center of Excellence).
MongoDB – Member, Global Partner Advisory Council.
Jordan is a software developer at Aqua Security and a public speaker on tech and web security. For over a decade, Jordan has designed and developed several cloud-native security and data-intensive systems on large scales in both lean and agile environments, most recently at Trusteer (an IBM company). He is very keen on designing systems that evolve with the technological and business shifts an organization goes through as it expands.
Some have called me a growth hacker, others a dev community evangelist. I don't do code, but I get code.
What do I bring to the table? I work hard, live and breathe tech – and am always looking for new challenges, even side projects.
I'm a ten finger doer and pragmatist. I do what needs to get done – independent of titles and politics.
I'm working on delivering a new form of marketing through online and offline engagement channels. Out with the dinosaur stuff…and hopefully even be part of trend to bring the industry to go greener – and possibly be more social – but not in the virtual sense.
Skills I'm working on: guerrilla marketing, intelligent crowd-sourcing, and deep analytics and measurement skills to really help me find that tipping point.
Skills that are just a means to an end: brand management, equity, and awareness, corporate communications, lead and sales driven marketing, tech savvy so I can manage pretty much any new technology.
Over twelve years of experience in software development and architecture, professional services and IT project management in the telecommunication industry.
Strong technical background with a proven track record of successfully delivering complex SW applications and products.
Experience in SW development management and team building.
Broad experience in working with global telecom companies such as AT&T, Sprint/Nextel, Telefonica and O2.
Over six years of experience in developing and managing technical pre sales processes.
Strong technical sales and pre-sales acumen in building and developing the sales life cycle of cutting edge open source technologies.
Bringing a unique combination of the ability to see the entire picture while focusing on the details.
15 years of experience in Big data/Advanced Analytics and Cloud Technologies.
I have experience in the complete systems development life-cycle from design, development, testing, performance testing through to delivery and support.
I also specialize with highly technical support of migrating On-premise applications to the Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud providers.
I have In-depth knowledge of object oriented programming and Java and J2EE technologies with a lot of Post-POC-executions of Big Data and clustering projects.
Over my carrier I worked as Data architect (BI systems and DBA) and Java developer from start-ups to large enterprises customers.
Danny brings more than 15 years of Experience in IT Senior management, include: global complex processes in application and infrastructure, Cloud models architecture design, planning and Implementation on all cloud platforms, managing DevOps cloud services, managing 24×7 cloud development and operations, specializing specifically in integration and consolidation solutions for complex systems (either on premise, in the cloud or hybrid solutions) and more.
Danny has The ability to understand the strategic needs of our customers and to successfully turn them into technological solutions combined with immense hands-on knowledge and experience enabled me to become a Technological leader.