Microsoft - A new Open Source Leader

Campbell Vertesi is Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft – and a strong and longtime advocate of Open Source. Microsoft and Open Source, for many people these two terms simply don’t go together. The concept was once regarded by the company as a “malignant cancer” after all.

Speaker Campbell Vertesi

Campbell Vertesi (Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft): Microsoft - A new Open Source Leader

In his talk, Campbell Vertesi explains why he decided to join Microsoft in 2018 anyway – and how the company has done a 180. Microsoft is today the biggest open source contributor in the world!

Campbell Vertesi goes into great detail about the change process in his presentation. He explains which challenges needed to be mastered and which consequences the realignment had and continues to have.

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Campbell Vertesi: Microsoft - A new Open Source Leader