20 - 21 SEPTEMBER 2017 / Stockholmsmässan

The future of collaborative code

Open Source Nordic

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Open Source at IP EXPO Nordic showcases the latest best practices and technologies from the industry. IT leaders can learn from top Open Source experts and see demos from the technology providers that can guide and advise.

2016 Speakers

Alexander Bard
Alexander Bard

Digital Philosopher & Artist

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Alexander Bard

Alexander is a cyberphilosopher, music producer, television show host, and highly sought-after international lecturer. He is the author of the globally successful The Futurica Trilogy – co-written with media theorist Jan Söderqvist, and so far translated to over 20 languages – consisting of The Netocrats, The Global Empire and The Body Machines.

October 2014 sees the release of Alexander’s fourth book with Söderqvist: Syntheism – Creating God in The Internet Age, in which the authors set out to construct a complete new metaphysical system for the digital age, covering everything from the inner existential truths of the new physics to the radical utopian potential of participatory culture.

Alexander studied Economic Geography at The Stockholm School of Economics in the 1980s while building a highly successful international career as a songwriter and record producer. In 1992, he and his business partner Ola Håkansson co-founded Stockholm Records – which quickly achieved global success with bands like The Cardigans, A-Teens, and Bard’s own Army Of Lovers – which went on to become Scandinavia’s biggest independent record company before it was sold to Universal Music in 1998.

Even though he has claimed to be too busy with cyberphilosophy and political and spiritual activism to find the time for any more songwriting, Alexander achieved No 1 hit records in both Europe, Asia and North America as late as 2013. Never afraid of entering the stages himself on which he builds his groundbreaking theories, Alexander has become (in)famous for his controversial television performances as a flamboyant star judge on Swedish Idol.

Alexander has given lectures on the philosophical, sociological, and economic implications of the internet revolution at the Stockholm School of Economics and other academic institutions worldwide since the late 1990s. Having Alexander as a keynote speaker means extraordinary lecturing and not just another predictable power-point presentation. Having made it a habit to talk dressed in haute couture shorts and an impressive fin de siècle beard, Alexander gives impressive speeches and interesting insights into his thinking. He makes an ideal match to enlighten business and management conferences around the world.

Danilo Poccia
Danilo Poccia

Technical Evangelist

Amazon Web Services

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Danilo Poccia

Danilo is Technical Evangelist at Amazon Web Services and works with startups and companies of any size to support their innovation. In his role, he averages his experience to help customers bringing their ideas to life using the AWS platform, focusing on technical and business impact of mobile and data analytics. Danilo works with customers throughout Europe and is a frequent speaker at public events and technical workshops.

James Staten
James Staten

General Manager of Cloud Strategy

Microsoft

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James Staten

James leads strategic planning and portfolio analysis for the Cloud+Enterprise Division at Microsoft. He has more than 25 years’ experience in enterprise technology, working as an industry analyst, CMO, product market lead, journalist and reseller. Prior to Microsoft, he was the lead cloud computing analyst for Forrester Research and pioneered the firm’s coverage in this area, helping Fortune 500 and global enterprises develop successful cloud strategies. James has held key executive positions at firms including Gartner, Sun Microsystems and Azul Systems, is a frequent keynote speaker at industry events and conferences and has lectured at leading business schools. He holds degrees from the Anderson School at the University of Southern California and the University of North Texas. When not working, James is an avid marathoner and triathlete.

Ann Hellenius
Ann Hellenius

CIO

Stockholms Stad

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Ann Hellenius

Ann Hellenius, CIO in the City of Stockholm lead the digital development of the city. Internet of things and innovative solutions for the smart city is high up on the agenda.

Being one of the fastest growing cities in Europe the city is aiming to take the lead position amongst cities in digital transformation, both in Sweden and globally. Ann Hellenius, CIO in Stockholm, drives this transformation and emphasizes in her leadership that digitalization and new technology create new opportunities in our society for a better way of life and for creating a sustainable city.
Ann Hellenius has held various senior leadership roles within the City of Stockholm, including responsibility for the digitalization of the public schools.Prior to working in the city Ann founded and was the CEO for a management consulting company. She has also worked as a management consultant for Ernst & Young and Cambridge Strategic Management Group.

Ann has during the last years been a frequent and popular keynote speaker at several national and international events. With great knowledge, enthusiasm and authority she give her perspective of the possibilities with digitalization. 

Since May 2015 Ann is the CIO for the City of Stockholm. During her time as CIO Ann has received several nominations and awards, including “Influencer of the Year 2016” https://managementevents.com/news/ann-hellenius-is-the-2016-municipality-influencer-of-the-year-awardee/  and the City of Stockholm got elected as “Most Innovative City of the Year” in 2016.

Ann holds a master of science in economics and has over 18 years of experience of leadership.

 

Ann is a Board member eGovlab and a member of the network Ruter Dam.

Shannon Lietz
Shannon Lietz

DevSecOps Leader

Intuit

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Shannon Lietz

Shannon Lietz is an award winning innovator with over two decades of experience pursuing advanced security defenses and next generation security solutions.  Ms. Lietz is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driving the company’s cloud security strategy, roadmap and implementation in support of corporate innovation.  She operates a 24x7 DevSecOps team that includes Red and Blue Team operations.  Previous to joining Intuit, Ms. Lietz worked for ServiceNow where she was responsible for the cloud security engineering efforts.  Prior to this, Ms. Lietz worked for Sony where she drove the implementation of a new secure data center and led crisis management for a large-scale security breach.  She has founded a metrics company, led major initiatives for hosting organizations as a Master Security Architect, developed security software and consulted for many Fortune 500 organizations.  Ms. Lietz holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Mount St. Mary’s College.

Mikko Hypponen
Mikko Hypponen

Chief Research Officer

F-Secure

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Mikko Hypponen

Welcome to Open Source Nordic

  • Open Source at IP EXPO Nordic gives IT leaders all the insight and technology they need to understand how Open Source can benefit their organisation.

    The rapid expansion of open source impacts across every facet of the modern enterprise from cloud computing, big data, operating systems, to the Internet of Things (IoT).

    Open Source is co-located with: Cloud, Cyber Security, Networks & Infrastructure, AI, Analytics & IOT and DevOps.

  • Development

    Using an open source development methodology can be markedly different to a closed source equivalent. At IP EXPO Nordic you can pick up practical tips from our seminars or take in technical demonstrations from a range of experts.

    Operating Systems

    Open Source operating systems, such as Linux, are now widely used across the enterprise and are used for all kinds of workloads and business critical applications. With a worldwide community of developers contributing to the source code it’s a proposition on the consideration list of forward looking IT leaders.

    Security

    Security has become an integral part of all aspects of software development. Projects such as Linux and Apache are commonplace in enterprise IT systems and at IP EXPO Nordic the security implications of using such open source projects (as well as closed source and proprietary software) will be debated in detail by a wealth of international experts.

    Practicality

    Traditionally Open Source vs Proprietary has been billed as a battle of Ideology vs Practicality and despite the seemingly large operational benefits and costs savings of running open source the complexity, perceived risk and shortage of staff with the required skills (and their cost) was seen as a major deterrent. At IP EXPO Nordic you will hear from end users at all stages of their journey giving you the opportunity learn from both their successes and setbacks.

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