Open Apereo 2022: IT Leadership Talk with Danese Cooper, Chair of InnerSource Commons

The Apereo Foundation's Conference Committee is pleased to announce that Danese Cooper, Chair of InnerSource Commons will join us as a speaker at Open Apereo 2022

 Ms. Cooper's talk is entitled The Value of Open Source as it Relates to Open Source Program Offices (OSPO's) and will be delivered as part of Open Apereo 2022's IT Leadership Track. 

Danese Cooper


About: Danese Cooper

Danese Cooper has been an outspoken Free and Open Source Software activist for more than 20 years. Over that time she has consistently worked for the health and welfare of the FOSS movement at jobs such as CTO of Wikipedia, Chief Open Source Evangelist for Sun, Senior Director of Open Source Strategy for Intel, and Board Member with the Drupal Association, the Open Hardware Foundation and the Open Source Initiative. Seven years ago while running PayPal's OSPO, Danese started thinking, talking, and writing about InnerSource as the logical next step to sustain the FOSS movement. Today Danese is Chair of the, a US 501(c)3 non-profit. She still consults on Open Source (and InnerSource) via DaneseWorks, Ltd and lives in Western Ireland.

InnerSource Commons is the world's largest community of InnerSource practitioners. It is dedicated to creating and sharing knowledge about InnerSource, the use of open source best practices for software development within the confines of an organization.