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Danese Cooper

Danese Cooper
Open Source Diva, PayPal

Website | @DivaDanese

Danese Cooper has a 25-year history in the software industry and has long been an advocate for transparent development methodologies. Danese has held many leadership roles within the computer science sector. She has managed teams at Symantec and Apple, served as chief open source evangelist for Sun Microsystems for six years, and served as senior director for open source strategies at Intel for four years. Danese advised the R community on open source policy while at REvolution Computing (now Revolution Analytics) and served as chief technical officer for the Wikimedia Foundation. In 2014, Danese joined PayPal to run OASIS, an office devoted to engineering cultural change through open source, InnerSource, and other key initiatives. Danese continues to run a successful consultancy to companies wishing to pursue open source strategies, which has served the SETI Foundation, Harris Corporation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Numenta among other clients. She is a director on the board of the Drupal Association, a chairperson for the Node.js Foundation board, a board advisor for Mozilla and Ushahidi, and a member of the Apache Software Foundation. Danese was also a board member of the Open Source Initiative for 10 years.

Sessions

Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Location: Room 202 B
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Danese Cooper (PayPal)
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(3.75, 4 ratings)
When Apple rolled out the iPhone platform, they showed off cool third party applications at the launch. If government agencies are going to get serious about treating open data as a platform, they need to learn the secrets of developer evangelism: how to attract, retain, and promote people who are going to take what you do, and multiply your efforts a hundredfold. Read more.
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  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • ESRI
  • Microsoft
  • Palantir Technologies
  • Google
  • Oracle
  • EffectiveUI
  • EveryBlock
  • Intuit QuickBase
  • JackBe
  • MarkLogic
  • NetApp
  • NIC
  • OpenText
  • Sapient
  • Spigit
  • Synteractive/Smartronix
  • Microsoft
  • Government Executive Media Group
  • Nextgov

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