Eileen Evans is the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Cloud & Open Source at HP. In her open source role, Eileen is responsible for leading and managing teams of senior technology attorneys, engineers and program managers responsible for HP’s open source activities.
Eileen represents HP on the Linux Foundation Board of Directors and the OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors. Eileen actively participated as a Founding Member of the OpenStack Foundation Drafting and Formation Committee.
Prior to joining HP three years ago, Eileen served as a lead open source legal strategist at Sun Microsystems, where she led, managed and supported numerous open source projects, including Java, MySQL, OpenSolaris, OpenOffice.org and NetBeans.
Eileen has spoken on various open source topics at conferences in the United States and in Europe and with the European Commission, Members of the European Union Parliament and the European Union National Competition Authorities.
This session will examine the OpenStack Project, which is focused on developing a cloud computing platform for private and public clouds. The session will include the project’s history, contribution and licensing models, the formation of the OpenStack Foundation, the changes associated with moving the project to the OpenStack Foundation, and a more general discussion about moving an open source project to a foundation.
Title: Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Cloud & Open Source