The FOSSASIA Summit 2018 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 Life Long Learning Institute from March 22 - 25, 2018.

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 41 countries, and hundreds of volunteers. The FOSSASIA Summit has an over the average participation of female technologists.



Featured Speakers


Michael Christen

SUSI AI

Michael is the founder of SUSI AI, loklak and, the creator of the Peer-to-Peer Search engine YaCy. He is a Big Data Engineer consulting for some of the largest corporate players in Germany on search technology and digital transformation strategies. He is also architect of large search portals like the German Digital Library.


Davide Storti

UNESCO

Davide is working as a FOSS Program Manager at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. He co-leads the YouthMobile initiative, which aims at inspiring young girls and boys to drive technological innovation by acquiring the skills and confidence to develop mobile apps for sustainable development.


Vlado Koljibabic

Head of CASE IT

Vlado leads IT for the new CASE business unit. He delivers digital channels for CASE and runs major projects in the manner of services for e-mobility and customer centricity. CASE stands for Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electric.


Jonas von Malottki

Daimler
Jonas holds a Diploma in Computer Science and Japanese Studies from University of Bonn. Main focus topics where Metadata and Data Quality as well as Neural Networks. Within Daimler he previously was in lead architecture roles for Finance Systems and various leadership positions. He has a keen interest in new technologies and the Open Source movement. In his current role he is shaping the Blockchain and DLT activities from the technology perspective within Daimler. As a Member of the Governing Board of Hyperledger he is also representing that role internationally.

Chris Van Tuin

Red Hat

Chris is the Chief Technologist at Red Hat. He has 20+ years of experience in Sales Engineering and Services at Red Hat, Intel, Loudcloud, and Linux startups.


Bunnie Huang

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.


Dr Graham Williams

Data Science Director, APAC - Microsoft

Dr Graham Williams is Director of Data Science for Asia Pacific, Microsoft. He was previously Lead Data Scientist with the Australian Government’s Data Analytics Centre of Excellence, and Senior Data Science at the Australian Taxation Office. Prior to this he was Principal Computer Scientist for Data Mining with CSIRO, the Australian governments premier research organisation. Graham has lead projects in data mining since the 1980’s as a researcher and practitioner in areas of health, banking, insurance, finance, taxation, fraud identification, immigration, customs, and government. He has developed open source software and web services for data mining. His research contributions include Ensemble Decision Tree Induction (1989), HotSpots for identifying target areas in very large data collections (1992), WebDM data mining services using XML (1995), and Rattle (2005), a simple to use Graphical User Interface for data mining using R. 


Ramji Venkateswaran

J.P. Morgan

Ramji Venkateswaran is the Global Head of Cloud Ecosystem and the Asia Head of Cloud Services at J.P. Morgan.

An experienced leader in the financial technology industry, Ramji is known for creating teams and culture that focus on pragmatic technical excellence and thought leadership, whilst maintaining obsessive focus on business goals.

With a career in markets stretching over two decades, Ramji spent many years leading large infrastructure engineering projects for Goldman Sachs in both New York and his native city of London. After moving to Singapore in early 2014, Ramji spent a year building low-latency trading infrastructure before joining the J.P. Morgan, where he also sits on the philanthropy committee and drives meaningful contributions towards innovation.


Liang Moung

Singapore Press Holdings

Liang Moung was one of the pioneers who spearheaded the digital media and business at Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). She is currently the Head of Digital Technology and leads a high performing engineering team to develop and support the various websites and mobile applications for SPH’s flagship news brands, including The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, etc. Her team is also responsible for technology exploration and innovations.

Liang Moung started her career at an Applied R&D organisation developing intelligent automation systems for media and logistics industry. She also spent several years with the Singapore Government and led teams to plan, drive and coordinate National level IT initiatives. She has received the Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors Award and various professional recognition from her employers.

Liang Moung was an overseas government scholar. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, USA.


Frank Karlitschek

Nextcloud

Frank Karlitschek started the ownCloud project in 2010 to return control over the storing and sharing of information to consumers. In 2016 he initiated the Nextcloud project to bring this idea to the next level. He has been involved with a variety of Free Software projects including having been a board member for the KDE community. Frank has spoken at MIT, CERN and ETH and keynoted LinuxCon, Latinoware, Akademy, FOSSASIA, openSUSE Con and many other conferences. Frank is the founder and CEO of Nextcloud Gmbh. Frank is a fellow of Open Forum Europe. 


Douglas Gray

Indeed

Doug Gray is Senior Vice President of Engineering at Indeed. As a member of Indeed’s senior leadership team, Doug defines the organizational and development processes for the engineering team. His areas of expertise include product revitalization, process change and team development. Previously, Doug was a senior leader at Versata Software. Prior to that, he held a number of senior positions at Trilogy, where he worked for over 12 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Stanford University.


Jean-Baptiste Kempf

VLC/VideoLAN

Jean-Baptiste is the President of VideoLAN and VLC Lead Developer. Since 2005, he has worked on or lead most VideoLAN related projects, including VLC for desktop, the relicensing of libVLC, the ports to mobile operating systems, and various multimedia libraries like libdvdcss or libbluray. Since a few years, he has been mostly working with and founding start-ups, and consulting for bigger firms.


Chris Aniszczyk

Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Chris Aniszczyk is an open source executive and engineer by trade with a passion for building a better world through open collaboration. He's currently a VP at the Linux Foundation focused on developer relations and running the Open Container Initiative (OCI) / Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Furthermore, he's a partner at Capital Factory where he focuses on mentoring, advising and investing in open source and infrastructure focused startups.At Twitter, he created their open source program and led their open source efforts. For many years he served on the Eclipse Foundation's Board of Directors representing the committer community and the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee. In a previous life, he bootstrapped a consulting company, made many mistakes, lead and hacked on many eclipse.org and Linux related projects.


Speakers


Asankhaya Sharma

SourceClear

Nitish Chauhan

KDE

Wong Yong Jie

Glints

William Tan

ITE College West

AMahdy Abdelaziz

Vaadin

Harish Pillay

Red Hat

Roland Turner

FOSSASIA

Hong Phuc Dang

FOSSASIA

André Rebentisch

Open Tech Summit Europe

Mario Behling

FOSSASIA

Colin Charles

Percona

Stepan Goncharov

Grab

Misako Ito

UNESCO

Dr Ben Leong

Ministry of Education

Dr. Koh Tat Suan

Lifelong Learning Institute

Cat Allman

Google

Ricky Setyawan

Oracle

Yi Chiao (Yitch) Cheng

KPMG Digital Village

Sundeep Anand

Red Hat

Chirag Ahuja

Wipro

Ria Bhatia

Microsoft

James Kulina

Hyper.sh

Sandeep Kapalawai

Mozilla

Joyce Ng

Hyan Technologies

Neeraj Murarka

Bluzelle

Gilles Gravier

Wipro

Daniel J Blueman

Numascale

Dilum Navanjana

ERC Institute

Gaurang Torvekar

Attores

Sara Robinson

Google

Takasu Masakazu

SwitchScience

Mai-Hsuan Chia

Ethereum Research

Saptak Sengupta

Zomato

Carsten Haitzler

Samsung Electronics

Philip Paeps

The FreeBSD Foundation

Victoria Bondarchuk

Open Source Design

Justin Lee

FOSSASIA

Christopher Adams

Fabricatorz

Yue Lin Choong

Women Who Code

Divya Tadi

BVRIT Hyderabad College

Jens Petersen

Red Hat

Chen, Yi - Xi

NCKU

Jacek Sieka

Status.im

Istvan Szmozsanszky

Mozilla

Nan Xiao

Data Storage Institute

Matt Ranostay

Konsulko Group

M Padmal

FOSSASIA PSLab

Hayk Hakobyan

Nexmo, the Vonage API Platform

Remi Denis-Courmont

Senior Software Engineer - VideoLAN

Nam Nguyen Hoai

Fujitsu

Dai Dang Van

Fujitsu

Dušan Stojanović

True Global Ventures

Meng Weng Wong

Legalese.com

Daniel Gultsch

Conversations

Teo Ser Luck

MP

Camilo Libedinsky

National University of Singapore

Manas Ranjan Kar

Episource LLC

Rich Bowen

CentOS

Meng Jiann Lee

FOSSASIA

Aravind Putrevu

Elastic

Khalil AlMaawali

Oman FOSS Initiative

Prabhanshu Attri

Bytewalkers

Eden Dang

FOSSASIA

Madhavan Seshadri

Ste||ar Group

Daniel-Constantin Mierla

Kamailio

Harshit Prasad

FOSSASIA

Jason Zaman

Gentoo Linux

Tiejun Chen

VMWare

Alyssa Ong

Microsoft

Chris Auld

Microsoft

Jollen Chen

Flowchain.io

Cherry G. Mathew

Hackbeach and Hillhacks

Adarsh S

FOSSMEC

Mayank Prasad

Oracle

Martin Bähr

Elastos

Daren Frankel

ConsenSys

Chetankumar Khatri

Accion labs Inc.

Roy Peter

Go-Jek

Akshat Shah

Go-Jek

Kamesh Sampath

Red Hat India

Italo Vignoli

Open Source Initiative (OSI)

Sam Witteveen

Google

Kin Ko

LikeCoin Foundation

Amit Bhattacharya

MySQL/Oracle

Allen Day

Google

Rakesh Tadishetty

Ingenious Solutions Software

Stella Widyasari

ThoughtWorks

Ujjwal Kumar

Microsoft

Raju Koushik Gorantla

nexB Inc. California

Ilya Verbitskiy

WebStoating

Seth Vargo

Google

Marco Gutierrez

GlideX

Matthew Treinish

IBM

Harin Nalin Vadodaria

Oracle

Ben Sadeghi

Microsoft

Dumi Loghin

School of Computing, NUS

Yeo Wee Kiang

Smartease Pte Ltd

Floyd DCosta

Block Armour

Ken Soh

AI Singapore

Praveenkumar Hulakund

Oracle

Alexander Bezzubov

Source{d}

Benjamin Scherrey

Proteus Ops

Damini Satya

Software Engineer - Salesforce

Jackson Isaac

The MacPorts Project

Venkatesh Duggirala

Oracle

Dr Chong Shang Shan

Researcher

Ajo Robert

Oracle India

Chathu Vishwajith

Sri Lanka Unity Developers User Group

Darin Lobo

BiospaceSG

Lim Tit Meng

Science Centre Singapore

Mishari Muqbil

CoderDojo Thailand

Melvin Zhang

MagArena

Michael Downey

United Nations Foundation

Dias Lonappan

Serv Group Pte Ltd

Suraj Narwade

Red Hat

Chaithra M G

Oracle

Pronnoy Goswami

McKinsey & Company

Himanshu Singh

Qlum

Qin Fengling

Canaan

Yury Bushmelev

Lazada

Team Ethical Hacking

Ethical Hacking Club - United World College Southeast Asia

Raymond Chan

DataKind Singapore

Calvin Cheng

Cara

Hemant Dangi

Oracle/MySQL

Nisha Gopalakrishnan

Oracle

Jan Peuker

Google

Robert Reyes

Mozilla

Daniel Lim Hai

NUS High School of Mathematics and Science

Michael Jervoso

NUS High School of Mathematics and Science

Tay Jing Xuan

NUS High School of Mathematics and Science

Owais Zahid

Autodesk

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala

Red Hat

Ko Ko Ye

Ubuntu Myanmar LoCo Team

Tamim Shahriar

Grab

PyLadiesSG

PyLadiesSG

Li Zhaoqi

Dunman High School

Chen Yiyang

Dunman High School

BuildingBloCS students from various schools

BuildingBloCS

Shankar Satish

Manulife

Abhinav Khare

FOSSASIA

Shipra Jain

Oracle

Emin Aksehirli

DataSpark Pte. Ltd.

Pooja Purswani

Mozilla

Teng-Ying Tai

MoGaMe Mobile Entertainment

Harish Navnit

KDE

Thia Kai Xin

Tech in Asia

Sudhir Verma

Red Hat

Héctor Orón Martínez

Collabora

Preetam Rai

The Open School

Kenji Shimono

Mobile Netwalker Laboratory

Shubham Padia

FOSSASIA

Stephanie Taylor

Google

Maik Außendorf

Bareos GmbH & Co. KG

李健秋 Andrew Lee

Collabora

Tarun Kumar

FOSSASIA

Le Kien Truc

nclouds

Tameesh Biswas

Drupal

Guruswamy Revana

BVRITH

Kiruthika Ramanathan

Science Centre Singapore

Dilpreet Singh

FOSSASIA

Alex Shinn

Indeed

Christopher Travers

Adjust, GmbH

Rasmi Ranjan Mohapatra

OCBC Bank

Ken Friedl

Daimler

Chandan Kumar

Red Hat

Janki Chhatbar

Red Hat

Oskari Saarenmaa

Aiven

Isuru Abeywardana

FOSSASIA

Saurabh Jain

SUSI.AI

Felipe Hoffa

Google

Prasad Pandit

Red Hat

Christopher Skene

Platform.sh

Keya Desai

Thoughtworks

Pandikrishnan Gurusamy

Lazada Group

Dr. Tahir Mumtaz Awan

HATF Consultants & Advisors

Brian Proffitt

‎Red Hat

Vasudha

KDE

Chin Hong Hua

Red Hat

KC Ayyagari

Google

Kaz Sato

Google

Michael Bright

Containous

Nabarun Pal

rorodata

Anton Babenko

Betajob

Masayuki Igawa

SUSE

Hamish Coleman

Hardware Tinkering

Denis Neklyudov

Google

Manikantan Krishnamurthy

Google

Joe Conway

Crunchy Data Solutions

Markku Lepisto

Google Cloud

Sumedh Nimkarde

FOSSASIA

Dipesh Chander Monga

Mozilla

Martin Andrews

Reddragon.ai

Truc Viet Le

SAP

Poonam Mishra

Systers Projects

Vigneshwer Dhinakaran

Mozilla

Aayush Arora

FOSSASIA

Trishul Goel

Iomedia

Himanshu Dixit

Drupal

Raj Patel

StopStalk

Harshit Dwivedi

FOSSASIA

Paul Amazona

DataKind

Balasankar C

GitLab

Organized by FOSSASIA

The annual FOSSASIA Summit is the premier Open Technology event in Asia for developers, contributors, start-ups, and technology companies in Asia. Projects at FOSSASIA range from open hardware, to design, graphics and software. FOSSASIA was established in 2009. The annual FOSSASIA summi ttook place in Cambodia, Vietnam and Singapore. Meetup groups exist throughout Asia.

The FOSSASIA organization develops Open Source software and hardware solutions with a global developer community. FOSSASIA was founded in 2009 by Mario Behling and Hong Phuc Dang.


Getting Here

Address

Life Long Learning Institute 11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore Singapore 408601