The FOSSASIA Summit 2017 is an exciting Open Technology event for developers, students, and start ups using open source to build up their businesses. It is a unique opportunity to share the latest innovations in open source technologies and meet contributors and potential partners. It will be held at the Singapore Science Center in March 2017.
Since the first FOSSASIA meetup in 2009 in Ho Chi Minh City, FOSSASIA has taken the lead to organize Free and Open Source Software conferences in Asia. Past FOSSASIA events have attracted thousands of participants, speakers from 35 countries, and hundreds of volunteers. The FOSSASIA Summithas an over the average participation of female technologists.
Chan Cheow Hoe
Chan Cheow Hoe is the Government Chief Information Officer (CIO)/DCE of GovTech. As the Government CIO, Cheow Hoe oversees Singapore Government’s central information technology systems and infrastructure, and drives the development and delivery of innovative public services for citizens and businesses.
credativ international GmbH
Michael Christen is a Big Data Engineer working for some of the largest corporate players from Germany. He is the founder of loklak and SUSI AI and, the creator of the Peer-to-Peer Search engine YaCy. He is also architect of large search portals like the German Digital Library. As a Master of Science in Computer Science he studied Artificial Intelligence and uses this knowledge for the creation of the Open Source Personal Assistant asksusi.com. As an IT Professional he does consulting for search technology and digital Transformation strategies.
Open Source Design
Victoria Bondarchuk is a UX researcher, interested in open source and open design. Member of opensourcedesign.net.
Vlado Koljibabic currently leads IT for the new CASE business and is COO of the Digital and IT organization that delivers new digital services for Mercedes-Benz Cars/Marketing & Sales. He was Executive Assistant to Vice President Digital & IT Mercedes-Benz Cars/Marketing & Sales and led various strategic initiatives and agile projects in the IT environment at Daimler Financial Services (i.a. IT responsibility for Daimler Financial Services Fleet Management).
Jan Michael Graef
Google Open Source Programs Office
Stephanie Taylor has been a Program Manager at Google on the Open Source Outreach team for over 6 years. She has given talks to thousands of students about Google Code-in and Google Summer of Code, all with the goal of bringing more students into open source software development. In her free time Stephanie loves to travel, explore, and hike. While finding time to discover the best hot chocolate spots in every city she visits.
Lim Tit Meng
Science Centre Singapore
Colin Charles is the Chief Evangelist at Percona. He was previously on the founding team of MariaDB Server in 2009, and had worked at MySQL since 2005, and been a MySQL user since 2000. Before joining MySQL, he worked actively on the Fedora and OpenOffice.org projects. He's well known within open source communities in APAC, and has spoken at many conferences.
Chibitronics PTE LTD
bunnie is best known for his work hacking the Microsoft Xbox, as well as for his efforts in designing and manufacturing open source hardware, including the chumby (app-playing alarm clock), chibitronics (teaching electronics through arts and crafts), and Novena (DIY laptop). He received his PhD in EE from MIT in 2002. He currently lives in Singapore where he runs a private product design studio, Kosagi, and he actively mentors several startups and students of the MIT Media Lab.
Ben Sadeghi is the Big Data & Advanced Analytics Specialist at Microsoft (SE Asia & Korea), providing consulting and implementation services on the cloud-based Azure Cortana Analytics Platform.Prior to Microsoft, Ben worked as a data scientist at MapR Technologies, applying data-driven, machine learning solutions on Hadoop. He has developed internal and external data products at Wego.com, a travel meta-search site, and worked in the Internet of Things domain at Jawbone, where he implemented predictive applications for the UP Band self-quantification platform. Before moving to the private sector, Ben contributed to several NASA and JAXA space missions.Ben is an active member of the open-source Julia language community. He holds an M.Sc. in computational physics, with an astrophysics emphasis.
Google Brain Team
Dietrich Ayala works for internet freedom at Mozilla, the non-profit makers of Firefox.
Sanjay Manwani is a 20+ year veteran in computer technology.He has been managing and working closely with Database technologies for the past 10 years.He has been a speaker at multiple events. He currently manages the MySQL India team, which is involved in all aspects of MySQL development.
Jason Roy Gary
I lead Google's international team of Cloud Architects who publish reference architectures and advise on best practices for moving to a cloud computing model. My professional focus areas include cloud infrastructure, data analytics and machine learning. Before Google, I worked at Amazon Web Services, Standard Chartered Bank and Accenture.In my spare time I am pursuing a part-time MSc in Computer Science at Georgia Tech, and enjoy making toy projects with Python, Go and C. I consider myself a pragmatist (Emacs with Evil mode) and always look for opportunities to learn from others - so please find me at FOSS and share your knowledge!
Dr. Graham Williams
Dr. Graham Williams is Microsoft's Director of Data Science for the Asia and Pacific region. He recently joined Microsoft bringing with him over 30 years of research and deployment in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Analytics and Data Science. Graham has authored a number of books introducing Data Mining and Machine Learning using the R Statistical Open Source Software. Until recently he was principal data scientist with the Australian Taxation Office and was the lead data scientist with the Australian Government's Center of Excellence in Analytics. Through these roles he assisted government departments in building their Data Science capabilities and worked on projects that focused on delivering cost effective data science solutions using open source platforms.
Tusitala Digital Publishing
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Indonesia
Rumesh Eranga Hapuarachchi
99X Technology (PVT) Ltd.
Hong Phuc Dang
FOSSASIA Open Event
Damini Satya Kammakomati
C2O library & collabtive (Surabaya) / Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore)
Equinix Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Shan Jun Ng
Open Source Village
Konrad Willi Döring
Marco A. Gutiérrez
Gabriel J Perumal
International Institute Of Information Technology,Hyderabad
Dunman High School
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
Mozilla Tech Speaker
Google's Developer Experts
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology - Delhi
VideoLAN, VLC media player
Software Liberty Association Taiwan
Red Hat, Python Software Foundation
Hao Yi Li
Ashnik Pte Ltd
Deng Zhi Wei (KeeWee)
Equnix Business Solutions, PT
PetaBencana.id (MIT Urban Risk Lab)
Sagar Chand Agarwal
NTT OSS Center
Nguyen Hong Quan
The honeynet Project - Singapore Chapter
Jesper Wisborg Krogh
BVRIT Hyderabad College of Engineering for Women
Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association
Random Hacks of Kindness India
Matthew A Snell
Dunman High School
Yuen Hoe Lim
Luis Morgado da Costa
Harin Nalin Vadodaria
Oracle India Pvt. Limited
BVRIT Hyderabad College of Engineering for Women
Nanyang Technological University
Delhi Technological University
Sree Harsha Ramanavarapu
PT AJ Sequis Life
Centre for Research and Applied Learning in Science, Science Centre Singapore
Mohit Kumar Bajoria
Cluster Innovation Centre, University of Delhi
Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection / Stanford University Online High School
Raj Rohit Jalem
DEK Technologies Vietnam
Wing Ho Andy Li
Samsung Electronics / Enlightenment
ExpEYES, PSLab, Fossasia
The FreeBSD Foundation
Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.
Oracle India Pvt Ltd
Red Cat Labs
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Gary Evans William
Apache Software Foundation
Amazon Web Services
Sushant Mahesh Pawar
Ashnik Technologies India Pvt Ltd
Mozilla Philippines Community
Shah Mijanur Rahman
Shogun Machine Learning Toolbox
Python Software Foundation
Classical Language Toolkit (CLTK)
Organized by FOSSASIA and Science Centre Singapore
FOSSASIA is the premier Free and Open Source technology organization in Asia for developers, designers, start-ups, and contributors. Projects at FOSSASIA range from open hardware, to design, graphics and software. FOSSASIA was established in 2009. The annual FOSSASIA summittook place in Cambodia, Vietnam and Singapore. FOSSASIA meetup groups exist throughout Asia.
Science Centre Singapore - Home to the Wonders of Science - brings out the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through its unique blend of exhibitions, educational programs or events. In nearly four decades, over 17 million visitors have entered our doors, arriving with curiosity and leaving inspired.