.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.
.This year, we are excited to host Go Open Source in Tel Aviv for the first time, with international keynote speakers from the most exciting projects in the word
"Mr. Open Source”, Ross Gardler, Apache Foundation – President of the Apache Software Foundation, the organization behind top projects such as Apache Hadoop, Spark, Zepplin and Apache Kafka.
Kris Nova, Deis Software – Kubicorn Founder and Top Contributor to the Kubernetes and Kubernetes kops projects. Author of the “Cloud Native Infrastructure” book.
The event would also feature deep dive session and hand-on workshops delivered by leading worldwide distributors such as Red Hat, Cloudera, JFrog, Cloudbees, SUSE and Elastic with local community speakers from CloudZone, Aztek and Microsoft R&D Center.
The Urban Park of Tel Aviv is the hottest venue of downtown Tel Aviv. Located between the vibrant Florentine neighborhood and Jaffa, the park is a unique mixture of beautiful entrance garden and a large event space with the best acoustics and screens in Tel Aviv. The Urban Park is well known for attracting a young, modern and urban crowds and startups as it transforms in the weekend to the biggest club in Tel Aviv – Oman 17.
During the past years, the Urban Park hosted hundreds of “out-of-the-box” technology events including WIX, LG, EMC and Microsoft Accelerator for Startups.
Parking in Shalma Rd 38, Tel Aviv-Yafo.
***No weapons will be allowed to enter the event
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
Kris Nova is a Kubernetes maintainer, and is a maintainer of Kubernetes kops. She also created Kubicorn. Kris is an active participant in the community. She dreams that one day she can help make Kubernetes easy to install and manage on any cloud platform. She is looking forward to defining and solving day 3 management concerns for Kubernetes.
Kris began using Go in 2014, and is an active member in the community. Her passion for Go began with it's unmatched concurrency models, and she is just now realizing the full potential of the language with her never ending work on the kops project. She has a background in C programming, but has completely fallen in love with Go.
Kris has worked on sophisticated SaaS applications, and has helped guide teams to success in agile and kanban environments. She has built out stable and reliable applications running large amounts of data in Lambda environments with scala. She has also built out reliable containerized applications using Go. She has been intimately involved with virtualization since dogfooding SolidFire storage arrays on premise with VMware and Xen, to switching over to cloud based containerized applications with Docker and Kubernetes.
If there is one thing Kris knows, it's how to design, and run a rock solid web application.
Kris is openly transgender as well as a lesbian in the public. LGBTQ rights and equality is something deeply important to her. She thinks it's important to be out and be yourself, and hopes she has an opportunity to inspire others to do the same.
Red Hat is a multinational software company engaged in providing open-source software products to the enterprise community. It has a market cap of $15 billion and is publicly traded on NYSE. Red Hat is a major Linux distribution vendor.
Manny Tsarfati is Regional Manager of Red Hat Solutions Architects. The purpose of his job is to lead the solutions focused on the needs of the company's customers, while realizing Red Hat's values: innovation, entrepreneurship, transparency with customers, and transparency with the open source community.
Tsarfaty (57) has many years of experience in IT, from infrastructure to software and user experience. His record includes dozens of successful projects in the IT worlds, from virtualization and server consolidation, computer center automation systems, service-oriented architecture implementation, planning and organizational strategy modeling gsystems and organizational and IT, communication and telephony systems , Cross-IT systems, e-mail, document management and work processes, top-level planning of business centers and business continuity and central information security systems.
Tsarfaty, a graduate of statistics, a speaker at computer science and technology courses and accompanying IT strategic and cloud projects at banks, insurance companies and large industrial organizations.
In his previous positions, he served as a Business Solutions Strategist at VMware and CTO Global Account at HP.
"My motto is to show responsibility and respect for the partners, customers and organizations with who I work with ," says Tsarfati.
The responsibility is expressed in professional responsibility to realize the technologies in the most correct manner, responsibility for future vision of the organization's needs and technological trends, and responsibility to be the professional who understands the fields of their work.
"Innovation accompanies my entire professional life, along with the ability to identify technology, understand it, and translate it into the organization's needs," he says
8 Years experience in large scale information systems and automation for data analysis with best practice methods.
Especially covers web based IS as developer, architect and team manager on open source platforms.
Strong DB knowledge for all platforms – Oracle, Mysql, MSSql and NoSQL (MongoDB).
Experienced Chief Architect with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Strong engineering professional with a BS focused in Computer Science from The Academic College of Tel-Aviv, Yaffo.
Skilled in Storage Area Network(SAN), NetApp Filers, Server Architecture, VMware ESX, Perl, container orchestration (Kubernetes, DC/OS, Docker DataCenter), configuration management (Puppet, Chef, SaltStack) and hybrid cloud management (OpenStack & VMware vRA).
Product executive with extensive background in taking new ideas to market.
I am passionate about translating market requirements into products and technologies.
Background in senior positions in Product Management and R&D management. Identified, defined and executed products and services in the Internet, database management, enterprise software, systems management and cloud computing industries.
• Founder of iMesh.com, a p2p file sharing network, which has been the 4th most downloaded software (110+ million downloads) on the Internet for more than 8 years
• Drove products from a technology acquisition to fully integrated product suites, successfully launched and sold worldwide
• Led worldwide product management teams for more than 6 years for VERITAS, Symantec and OpTier establishing product management processes and guidelines
Cloud Evangelist, with a Proven management & hands-on experience in Cloud Platforms, DevOps, Open Source, Integration, and Delivery Systems.
Vast occupational experience in large global technological companies, consulting to StartUps including the establishment and management large-scale projects locally and globally.
My key professional interest is leading innovative technologies, designing, managing and doing complex tasks and managing technical teams in the Cloud Platforms, DevOps and Open Source.
Go programming language has become extremely popular among the open source community.
As the maintainers of a few popular open source projects, we'd like to share our experience regarding Go.
After giving a brief overview of Go, we'll discuss its advantages and unique features, as well as the reasons leading up to the decision to use Go as a platform for our services.
Ami is a member of the CSE (Commercial Software Engineering ) team, based in Tel Aviv. His team engages with startups and enterprise innovation labs, to work through their toughest technical challenges. Ami brings entrepreneurship skills, creativity, innovation, end-2-end development and customer-focused approach. Ami joined Microsoft 10 years ago as a software engineer. Since then, Ami played different roles in product groups and incubations which shipped several innovative products in the mobile and web worlds.
Arthur joined Matrix in 2015 to lead DataZone. In his previous roles Arthur was a Database & Big Data Consultant, a NoSQL Engineer & SQL Server DBA at Sizmek, a Senior Database Consultant at Valinor LTD and a DBA Team Leader at the IDF in an elite IT unit.
Arthur also manages the NoSQL and Elastisearch Communities in Israel.
Asaf is the CTO of Cloud Valley, and a Microsoft MVP who works with startups in all stages (seed-IPO) to architect, implement and grow their cloud-native application infrastructures and mobile application. Asaf is a well-known Cloud Evangelist in the local tech industry, mentoring and doing office hours at Microsoft Accelerator, MassChallenge, the 8200 EISP, wework, mindspace, Microsoft x-hub and Powerball. Cloud Valley is a leading Cloud Managed Service Provider and a Microsoft Gold partner, providing end-to-end expertise in Cloud architecture, flexible R&D, Dev Ops, Big data and manage services.