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Thursday, November 12 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Building Contributor-centric Systems - Joel Worrall, New Relic

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Contribution is the engine that propels both open source projects and non profit organizations; but what are the key business and architectural characteristics of successful contributor-centric systems, and how can we apply those principles to our own open source projects? In this talk, we'll explore the characteristics and key questions to build more contributor-centric systems. Whether asking people to commit cash to a cause or code to your project, exploring these questions that can help you build and lead a community of contributors. Join a former nonprofit CTO (now leading New Relic's open source program office) how the lessons from open source and charitable giving can impact the way you approach and implement your own contributor programs to scale and sustain your mission.

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Joel Worrall

Director, Open Source, New Relic
Joel Worrall is the Director of Open Source at New Relic. Previously, as the CTO of a charitable international relief organization, Joel co-founded and eventually transitioned the HospitalRun open source project to the OpenJS Foundation. While in the nonprofit sector, Joel also leveraged... Read More →

Thursday November 12, 2020 2:15pm - 3:00pm EST
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