OSDC 2013 Keynote Speakers and Panel
Sam Minnée – Silverstripe
Sam Minnée, CEO and co-founder of SilverStripe keeps the company focused on its mission to reshape business through the web. This is achieved through their open-source web platform, used by both their own development teams and thousands of other SilverStripe developers across the world.
Prior to being appointed CEO in April 2011, Sam was SilverStripe’s Chief Technology Officer, where his focus on applying modern web development techniques to building technically complex websites and business applications has meant that the company has remained a key player in web innovation since its inception.
Vikram Kumar (Mega)
Vikram has been CEO of Mega Ltd. since February of this year. Mega provides cloud storage and collaboration services globally. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive of InternetNZ and has also worked with government (State Services Commission) and Telecom NZ. Vikram has over two decades of experience and interest in thinking about the social, economic, political, and cultural impact of the Internet.
Vikram has kindly provided a copy of his presentation.
Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia)
Paul Fenwick is the managing director of Perl Training Australia, and has been teaching computer science for over a decade. He is an internationally acclaimed presenter at conferences and user-groups worldwide, where he is well-known for his humour and off-beat topics.
In his spare time, Paul’s interests include security, mycology, cycling, coffee, scuba diving, and lexically scoped user pragmata.