March 10-12, 2020
Lake Tahoe, California
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Stormy Peters

Director, Open Source Programs Office
Stormy Peters is Director of the Open Source Programs Office at Microsoft.

Stormy is passionate about open source software and educates companies
and communities on how open source software is changing the software
industry. She is a compelling speaker who engages her audiences during
and after her presentations.

She has given keynotes at 4,000+ person events such as OSCON, PyCon
and LinuxConf Australia as well as talks to small groups. You can find
videos of her talks online.

Before joining Microsoft as the Director of the Open Source Programs
Office, Stormy held leadership positions in open source and developer
roles at Red Hat where she was head of the Community Leads, the Cloud
Foundry Foundation where she was VP of Developer Relations and Mozilla
where she led Developer Relations. Previously, she served as executive
director of the GNOME Foundation and at OpenLogic where she set up
their OpenLogic Expert Community. Stormy graduated from Rice
University with a B.A. in Computer Science.