Allison Randal

PhD at Cambridge University, Board member of the OSI and Python Foundation

Allison Randal is a software developer and open source strategist. She is president of the Open Source Initiative, board member of the OpenStack Foundation, board member of the Perl Foundation, and co-founder of the FLOSS Foundations group for open source leaders. She collaborates in the Debian, Ubuntu, Python, Perl, and OpenStack projects, and currently works at SUSE as a Distinguished Engineer on the OpenStack Cloud team.

At various points in the past she has served as chief architect of the Parrot virtual machine, member of the board of directors for the Python Software Foundation, chairman of the Parrot Foundation, Open Source Evangelist at O’Reilly, conference chair of OSCON, Technical Architect of Ubuntu, Open Source Advisor at Canonical, and Distinguished Technologist and Open Source Strategist at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Allison Randal's talk:

Secure isolation in Rust: hypervisors, containers, and the future of composable infrastructure